Historic Figueroa Corridor Walking Tour

Get a glimpse of layers of history in Los Angeles’s first designated business district from its Native American roots, to Spanish land grant, to downtown commercial district and automobile-oriented Route 66 corridor. The Highland Park – Garvanza Historic Preservation Overlay Zone encompasses over 4,000 structures including over 50 Historic-Cultural Monuments.


  • Route 66
  • Highland Park Masonic Temple
  • Prohibition-era Highland Park Bowl with restored murals and ball return machinery.
  • Highland Theater
  • The iconic “Chicken Boy” and Route 66 headquarters – visit fun gift shop and art gallery.

*Interiors visited, subject to availability. Tour in Spanish by special arrangement.

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This walking tour is currently suspended until further notice.

$10.00 – HPHT / LAC Members
$15.00 – Non-members

Length: 2 Hours

Walking Difficulty: Easy


Easily accessed by MTA buses and the Gold Line, and with available parking nearby, docents meet participants in the pergola at the Avenue 57 Highland Park Gold Line Station.

Highland Park Heritage Trust

Highland Park Heritage Trust