After more than 10 years of planning, the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center is a year away from completing its Museo del Westside, a community space dedicated to West Side history and culture inside the old Ruben’s Ice House.
Museo del Westside
Esperanza center plans rehab of ‘casitas’ to preserve old-style West Side housing
The Rinconcito de Esperanza cultural hub has received $1.5 million from the city to rehab seven historic homes into a community health center, an internet access point and a studio for recording oral histories.
West Side poised to receive first historic district designation
The Esperanza Peace & Justice Center has initiated the creation of a historic district on the West Side.
Museo del Westside to showcase West Side history, culture
Rehab work to create the Museo del Westside, a museum dedicated to West Side history and culture that’s going into an old icehouse, could begin this fall.