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The west side saw a rapid growth of the city as middle-class Black families moved to it in the 1950s. Compton elected in 1969 the first Black mayor of any California metropolitan area.

Griffith Dickenson Compton, a wagon train driver who brought pioneers to the region exactly a century later. They were looking for a way to earn a living, other than working in the gold mines. It was initially called Comptonville but it was eventually separated from Comptonville in Yuba county to be called Compton.

Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum

Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum

A living classroom that brings aviation history to life and inspires young people who dream of taking flight. Interactive exhibits are available to explore racial diversity as well as how modern flight developed. They also have a flight academy, STEM after-school programs, and science, technology, engineering and math.

Website:https://www.tamuseum.org/
Phone:+1 877-999-2099

Crystal Casino

Crystal Casino

The Crystal Casino offers over 35 tables with the best games, including Spanish 21, Fortune Pai Gow Poker and No Bust Blackjack. They have every game you could want.

Website:http://thecrystalcasino.com/
Phone+1 310-661-4884

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum has been listed as a California Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places – number 152.

It is surrounded by 17 acres worth of lush greenery and gardens on Rancho San Pedro. This ranch was part of California’s first Spanish land grant. The original ranch was completed in 1826.

Website:https://dominguezrancho.org/
Phone:+1 310-603-0088

Watts Towers

Watts Towers

The Watts Towers are also known as Nuestro Pueblo, which means “our town” in Spanish. They consist of 17 sculpture towers, individual mosaics, sculptural features and architectural structures. They are located on the original residence of the artist.

Website:https://www.wattstowers.org/about-us
Phone:+1 213-847-4646

Ted Watkins Memorial Park

Ted Watkins Memorial Park

This 28-acre park is named in honor of Watts Labor Community Action Committee founder. They offer activities such as soccer, flag football and basketball throughout the year.

Website:https://parks.lacounty.gov/ted-watkins-memorial-park/
Phone:+1 323-357-3032

Paramount Drive-In Theatres

Paramount Drive-In Theatres

Paramount Drive-In Theatres has been remodeled with a bigger food menu, FM radio sound and Barco Digital Laser projection. There are also two 75-foot screens!

Website:https://www.paramountdrivein.com/
Phone:+1 323-357-3032

Phantom Carriage Brewery

Phantom Carriage offers a wide range of craft beers that can be paired with delicious housemade food. This brewery is a show stopper and can recreate your favorite dishes.

Website:https://www.phantomcarriage.com/
Phone:+1 310-538-5834
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