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Taste of Soul Festival Attracts Thousands

Dubbed “Los Angeles’ Largest Street Festival,” the much anticipated Taste of Soul family Festival (TOS) took place on October 21. Now in its 12th year, organizers estimated an audi-ence of over 350,000 for the day-long event. From Stocker to Rodeo, Crenshaw Boulevard was packed with locals and visitors who came to enjoy live music, sample food from LA’s most popular eateries, shop and learn about products, services and community initiatives.

According to event […]

LAHSA Helps Homeless in Leimert Park

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Emergency Resource Team Members Darry Dolberry (l) and Yesenia Ortega (r) are assigned to Los Angeles Service Planning Area 6 South which includes the Leimert Park Village Crenshaw Corridor Business Improvement District

At a Leimert Park Stakeholders meeting in October, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s Emergency Resource Team Mem-bers (LAHSA ERTs) Yesenia Ortega and Darry Dolberry, reviewed their outreach efforts in Leimert Park from January 1 through […]

Leimert Park Art Walk: Festival of Masks

The July Leimert Park Art Walk featured the 7th Annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks. The annual festival is organized by LA Commons with support from Art Walk founder and GLPVCC BID Advisory Board member Ben Caldwell of Kaos Network.

“Restoring Balance” was the theme of this year’s Festival of Masks which leveraged the power of the arts to invoke compassion and inspire connection regardless of perceived differences […]

Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Offices Prepare for Opening

As Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Offices prepare for their grand opening this fall, the community is invited to get a sneak peek of the new 100,000-square-foot facility at its Community Open House event on Saturday, August 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will be held at Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Offices located at 3782 West Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Los Angeles, and feature tours of […]

Unity Festival

Unifying the myriad of events and activities taking place in and around Leimert Park Village is the idea behind the Unity Festival, August 4 – September 4.

The Unity Festival will incorporate the design concept of the popular African Marketplace by highlighting the African Diaspora and diverse cultures. The four-week event will include the Africa USA International Chamber of Commerce Trade Conference; daily educational seminars and tours; the 4th Annual Leimert […]

Art + Practice Public Programs

In Conversation: Erin Christovale and Sune Woods

As part of Art + Practice’s ongoing public programming about artistic expression and its relevance, Hammer Museum Assistant Curator Erin Chrisotvale discussed cultural production and vulnerabilities with artist Sune Woods. Woods is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work includes video installations, photographs and collages.

In a discussion entitled “Loving Then, Loving Now,” Christovale and Woods reviewed samples of Woods’ art and how it paralleled the […]

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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Businesses

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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