Fêting John Fante, part 2

On April 8, 2010, the City of Los Angeles officially designated the corner of Fifth and Grand at the foot of Bunker Hill as John Fante Square. To watch a film of that ceremony, featuring speakers Councilwoman Jan Perry, Fante Square nominator Richard Schave of Esotouric, John Fante’s children Vickie Fante Cohen, Jim Fante and Dan Fante, his biographer Stephen Cooper, resident of Historic Bunker Hill Gordon Pattison, Tom Hyry from UCLA Special Collection and Louise Steinman of the L.A. Public Library’s Aloud program, click below.