Furutani, Ryu Laud Efforts to Preserve Historic Sites

The house of Rafu publisher H.T. Komai on 37th Street is among structures being considered for historic context in a study by the Los Angeles Planning Department.

By ELLEN ENDO, Rafu Shimpo

For 67 years, the little church on Union Avenue has served the local Filipino American community as a place of worship, occasional social center, and meeting place. On Oct. 6, the city’s oldest Filipino church took its place as an historic touchstone when it was officially nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.