Nonprofit collective HM157 suffered a devastating loss on Friday, May 1 in a fire. Luckily no one was hurt, but the backyard area was lost along with the performance space, an RV and an Airstream, leaving 2 residents without homes - they lost everything. The neighbors were affected too - a burned car and half the house. The damage at HM157 is modestly estimated at over $50,000, which does not including damage to the neighboring properties.
HM157 is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit. If you would like to help, please donate or you can donate through our GoFundMe campaign. We’d greatly appreciate your support in spreading the word about the campaign, which will help us to rebuild.
Voted “Best Underground Date Night 2009″ and “Best Escape From Corporate Entertainment 2010″ by The LA Weekly
HM157, Historical Monument #157 on the California Landmark list, also referred to as The Horace P Dibble House (circa 1886) is a funky-old mansion in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Lincoln Heights.
We function as a music venue, gallery, live/work space, farm, and location for public and private events, film/photo shoots, cinema screenings, eco-workshops, skill sharing and more. Our artist collective works tirelessly to bring the good stuff your way. We are dedicated to the propagation of positive possibilities.
Read what Linda Immediato of L.A. Weekly and Los Angeles Magazine writes about HM157...
"For years it fell into disrepair languishing as a dumpy realty office. But today, thanks to some technicolor new inhabitants and their TLC, HM 157 has become a local grassroots word-of-mouth mecca, operating as an artist space, art gallery, music venue, and community center...
They begun scheduling events that lure all kinds of people from the community, from hipsters to families. Events like indie bands sets from the video/music artists Billygoat, the haunting Eliza Rickman, to fiddler extraordinaire Frankie Fairfield; to live-model drawing classes and healing herb workshops with Cecelia A. Garcia, a Chumash medicine woman. Hm 157 is also a political launch pad and think tank, holding discussions on single-payer healthcare reform led by community activist Ellen Lubic. And then some events draw a real mixed crowd for some simple old fashioned fun, like the monthly square dance socials led by Corey Marie with music by Triple Chicken Foot." Read the full article here
HM157 located at 3110 N. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90031. Find us on Google Maps!