This part of South L.A. (former South Central) was once the heart of jazz and African American culture.  Now it has been forgotten and turning into a nameless neighborhood.  For complete article follow this link:Without a name, former ‘South Central’ L.A. has become almost invisible
The corner of Central Avenue and Adams Boulevard. Many residents say they feel their area has been forgotten. But even if they can’t say for sure what that area is, they express strong feelings about its future. “It’s not that they don’t want a name,” says Vivian Bowers, a Central Avenue businesswoman. “If you gave them a name, they would wear it with pride.”