Kaiser Permanente is constructing a new three story facility, 60,000 square feet which will be the new home of the Watts Counseling and Learning Center and preschool. It will be on top of a three level underground parking structure.
Sign the petition and send a letter to support the nomination of Watts Towers as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
the Cultural Heritage Commission voted to the Watts Happening Cultural Center/Mafundi Institute! Next the nomination will go to the Planning and Land Use Management Committee for approval and then proceed to the full City Council for approval.
OneWest Bank opened up a full branch office at the new Freedom Plaza in Watts! This is the first new bank in Watts since Chase opened in 1997.
A huge thank you to Anthony Tiffith, founder of Top Dawg Entertainment who just paid the rent for 311 families in our public housing developments in Watts including Imperial Courts, Jordan Downs, and Nickerson Gardens where he once lived.
The new project would be a four-story building with 38 apartments for low and moderate income residents. This project is part of a larger plan which includes four buildings and 196 units.
A Bridge Home Watts opened November 14 to serve 100 people experiencing homelessness and provide services to get them on their feet again.
A new apartment complex of 64 permanent supportive housing units is to be built at the intersection of S. Central and 114th Street.
The Watts Rising TCC Leadership Council Meeting met in May and June and laid out a vision for a healthier Watts. Their work to date includes identifying 25 projects in their scope, developing a collaborative structure, identifying systems to change and changes that would constitute a win.
The Watts Streetscape project brings 54 trees, repaired sidewalk, curb ramps, high visibility crosswalks and more!