Welcome to the Greater Leimert Park Village Crenshaw Corridor Business Improvement District!


LAHSA Serves Leimert Park Homeless

In response to the increasing homeless population, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) has assigned two of its response team members to Leimert Park. Lester Brown and Yesenia Ortega visit Leimert Park four times a week to offer services and counseling to the people residing in the Park. This includes providing information on how to access city services and begin the process to obtain permanent residence.

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A + P Teams up with First Place For Youth

Located in the heart of Leimert Park Village, Art + Practice (A+P), a contemporary art space, seeks to reignite a conversation in Leimert Park and to provide social services to transitional age (18—24) foster youth.

An important component of A + P’s operating model is to create an educational platform that, on one hand, stresses the cultural importance of art within a larger social context and, on the other hand, provides support services to foster youth predominantly living in South Los Angeles.

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Student Architects Design Museum for Leimert Park

Each year at the National Organization of Minority Architects’ (NOMA) conference, a student design competition is held to provide architecture students as well as students from related design disciplines the opportunity to showcase their talents to design industry professionals from across the nation.

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Reader’s Theatre Series at the Vision

The Leimert Park Village Theatre of Staged Readings will debut on Monday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m. Presented by The Leimert Park Vision Theatre Consortium, this series of monthly readings will feature new plays and works originating from the Vision Theater Playwright Workshop.

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About Us

The Greater Leimert Park Village Crenshaw Corridor Business Improvement District (“GLPVCC BID”) is a unique and eclectic mix of retail, restaurant, art, office, parking and mixed-use commercial businesses located five miles south of the Interstate 10 Freeway in Los Angeles.

For over 50 years Leimert Park has been an important center of African-American art and culture as well as a center of commerce.

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BID Zones

There are three zone boundaries within GLPVCC BID.

Zone 1: The core Leimert Park Village

Zone 2: Commercial areas along Crenshaw Blvd. (not including Baldwin Hill Crenshaw Plaza), Leimert Blvd., and Marlton Square

Zone 3: Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

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Commerce is a major attraction in GLPVCC BID. From one of the oldest shopping centers in the US, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, to restaurants, cafes, boutiques, bookstores, banks, performing arts centers, theaters and night clubs, Greater Leimert Park Village has it all. The People Street Plaza on 43rd Place and the Metro Crenshaw LAX Line (opening in 2019) will add to the vibrancy of the community.

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