Little Ethiopia sign at Fairfax Avenue and Olympic Boulevard
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The neighborhood is also home to The Little Ethiopia Cultural and Resource Center, located at 1037 South Fairfax Avenue here.
It is northeast of the Crestview neighborhood, northwest of the Picfair Village district, east of the Carthay Square district and west of Wilshire Vista district. It is part of the P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council
In the 1990s, the neighborhood was referred to as "Little Addis"-- named for Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. In 2002, the city officially bestowed the name "Little Ethiopia" on the neighborhood.
- Gayle Pollard-Terry, "To Fairfax and on to Ethiopia," Los Angeles Times, February 12, 2006