By San José Public Library – SJPL.org – Photo: Suzanne Lopez (in blog image) and Maria Herrera (blog icon image).
The art of lowriding has deep roots in Chicano history and culture. San José was home to a vibrant lowrider scene, centered around the famous east-side intersection of Story and King. The city was also the birthplace of the legendary Lowrider Magazine. Founded by Sonny Madrid and company.Story and King: San José’s Lowrider Culture