In an area composed of 54 blocks, L.A.’s Skid Row occupies between 2,000-11,000 people, making it the largest concentration of unsheltered homeless individuals in the country. Though New York has the largest homeless population in the nation, L.A.’s Skid Row lacks similar housing capabilities, causing people to sleep on the streets in tents made of cardboard and canvas. Residing just east of Down Town Los Angeles, Skid Row is a reminder of the more than 40,000 homeless individuals that live in Los Angeles County. Skid Row is roughly 0.4 miles in area and is bounded by 3rd Street in the north, 7th street in the South, Main Street in the west, and Alameda in the west.