Displacement in Virgil Village

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Elvia Consuelo Perez is the owner of Super Pan Bakery. Last summer her business was forced to vacate after a new owner purchased their building. Photo credit: Samantha Helou Hernandez

TheLAnd magazine is a new source of local journalism in the spirit of the alt-weekly. The first issue features a photo essay of women in LA’s Virgil Village neighborhood by writer and photographer Samanta Helou Hernandez. She has been documenting gentrification and displacement along the Silver Lake and East Hollywood border on her Instagram, This Side of Hoover.”

Sandra Morena Tejada opening California Grill. Photo credit: Samantha Helou Hernandez



Evan Kleiman