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Jon Wolff
First Baptist Church of Venice

The Fight for the First Baptist Church of Venice Continues (Interview)

The following is from a recent conversation with Dr. Naomi Nightingale about the hearing before the Department of City Planning's Office of Historic Resources to apply for historic monument designation for the First Baptist Church of Venice.
First Baptist, CA Church of Venice

Your Venice, CA History Update

photos by Margaret Molloy The West Los Angeles Planning Commission met on August 15, 2018 to hear an appeal from Venice activists to oppose a proposal to convert the First Baptist Church of Venice into an 11,760 square foot single-family dwelling with rooftop parking. This historic African-American church on Westminster Avenue and 7th Avenue in...
elain irwin penske venice, CA Black Church

Winning Round One for the Oakwood Church

Summary of June 20th WLAAPC Hearing for teh First Baptist Church of Venice

The Fight for the Oakwood Church Continues

The following is from a recent conversation with Venice Activist, Naomi Nightingale about the fight to preserve the historic First Baptist Church on Westminster Avenue and 7th Avenue in the Oakwood Community in Venice. Naomi Nightingale: The church has always been a part of Venice. It’s been here ever since I was a part of...
George Francisco gentrification Agent

If George Francisco Could Speak

George Francisco is the Vice President of the Venice Neighborhood Council. Why is it that he doesn’t say much at meetings?
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