Virtual Tour

Take a Google Maps virtual tour of Calle Olvera and it's sorroundings.

Our schedule of events
A yearly summary of the festivities held at Olvera celebrating many events.

Historic Sights
Avila Adobe
Avila adobe, the oldest adobe house in Los Angeles.

A list of recommended websites, blogs and videos to explore Olvera.
Cielito Lindo
Follow the smell of taquitos muy auténticos at this LA institution on historic Olvera Street. The tiny stand has been serving freshly stuffed, rolled and fried taquitos since 1934, enough to earn its street cred title of "world famous."

Las Anitas Restaurant
Las Anitas Mexican Restaurant has been serving the Los Angeles community in the historic Italian Hall since 1951. Ana Natalia Guerrero, a founding merchant of Olvera Street took great pride in serving traditional Mexican and Cal-Mex cuisine.

Olvera Street Links - Olvera Street
This is part is the founding site of the city of Los Angeles, and encompasses El Pueblo de Los Angeles Plaza, Olvera Street, a Park and 27 historic buildings. Olvera Street is the oldest street in Los Angeles and part of the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic District dating back to 1781.

Leo Politi 2008 Centennial
Leo Politi was born in Fresno, California in 1908. At age 6, he and his family moved to Italy where he began his art training at the Royal Palace of Monza. He returned to Fresno and launched his literary career in 1938 with "Little Pancho". The Centennial of his birth saw many commemorative celebrations in California and the nation.

Las Angelitas del Pueblo
Las Angelitas del Pueblo offers free walking tours of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, home to the Pico House, Olvera Street, the Avila Adobe and other fascinating remnants of our city’s past.

El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument is near the site of the early Los Angeles pueblo or town where forty-four settlers of Native American, African and European heritage journeyed more than one-thousand miles across the desert from present-day northern Mexico and established a farming community in September 1781.


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W10 - Casa California
Imported woodwork from the state of Oaxaca, and colorful Piñatas adorn our shop.

Picture in Focus

A mariachi group playing at Calle Olvera's 75th Anniversary celebration.


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