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Around the 57th Assembly District

California Science Center – 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

The California Science Center is a state agency and museum located in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, next to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the University of Southern California. Billed as the West Coast's largest hands-on science center, the California Science Center is a public-private partnership between the State of California and the California Science Center Foundation. The California Natural Resources Agency oversees the California Science Center and the California African American Museum. Founded in 1951 as the "California Museum of Science and Industry," the Museum was remodeled and renamed in 1998 as the "California Science Center." The California Science Center annually hosts the California State Science Fair.

Endeavour Space Shuttle – (Located in the California Science Center)

Space Shuttle Endeavour is a retired orbiter from NASA's Space Shuttle program and the fifth and final operational shuttle built. It embarked on its first mission, STS-49, in May 1992 and its 25th and final mission, STS-134, in May 2011. STS-134 was expected to be the final mission of the Space Shuttle program, but with the authorization of STS-135, Atlantis became the last shuttle to fly.

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum – 3911 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90037

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is an American outdoor sports stadium located in the Exposition Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States. The stadium serves as the home of the University of Southern California Trojans football team, and as the temporary home of the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League. The Coliseum was home to the Rams from 1946 to 1979, when they moved to Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California, and is serving as their home stadium again until the completion of Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. The facility has a permanent seating capacity of 93,607 for USC football and Rams games, making it the largest football stadium in the Pac-12 Conference and the NFL.

Augustus F. Hawkins Nature Park – 5790 Compton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90011

A calm, 8.5-acre retreat featuring native flora & wetlands, plus a small museum with nature exhibits. Provides open space serenity in the heart of Los Angeles.

St. Vincent de Paul Church – 621 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007

St. Vincent de Paul Parish is a vibrant Roman Catholic parish and Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument in the South Los Angeles section of Los Angeles, California built in 1920 and paid for by Edward J. Doheny, a local oilman.

Mt. St. Mary’s University- 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Established in 1925, Mount Saint Mary’s University is nationally recognized for its academic programs and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the western United States; both graduate and weekend baccalaureate programs for adults are co-ed.

Los Angeles Football Club Soccer Stadium (Banc of California Stadium) - 3939 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90037

Los Angeles Football Club is an American professional soccer franchise based in Los Angeles, California that competes in Major League Soccer as a member of the Western Conference. LAFC play their home games at the Banc of California Stadium in the Exposition Park neighborhood. The team shares the Los Angeles area market with the LA Galaxy, and the two clubs compete in a rivalry dubbed El Tráfico.

Natural History Museum- 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States. Its collections include nearly 35 million specimens and artifacts and cover 4.5 billion years of history. This large collection also contains vast research collections housed on and offsite.

Exposition Park Rose Garden- 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

Exposition Park is situated in the south region of Los Angeles, California in a rectangle bounded by Exposition Boulevard to the north, South Figueroa Street to the east, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to the south and Menlo Avenue to the west. It is directly south of the main campus of the University of Southern California. The park is public open space, managed by the California Natural Resources Agency.

University of Southern California – 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

The University of Southern California is a private research university in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1880, it is the oldest private research university in California. USC has historically educated a large number of the nation's business leaders and professionals. The university has also used its location in Los Angeles to establish relationships with research and cultural institutions throughout Asia and the Pacific Rim. An engine for economic activity, USC contributes $8 billion annually to the economy of the Los Angeles metropolitan area and California.

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (Currently under construction and opening in 2020)

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is a museum in development by film creator and director George Lucas. It will hold paintings, photography, illustration, cinematic art and digital art from Lucas's personal collection and a Star Wars exhibit. It will be located in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, California.