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

Click here for BID renewal and Expansion information


Remembering Carl Cooper

The Greater Leimert Park Village Crenshaw Corridor Business Im-provement District (GLPVCC BID) lost a steadfast and committed friend when Chrysalis Supervisor Carl Cooper passed away on No-vember 27, 2017. Cooper will be remembered for his devotion to his family, his generosity and dedication, his love of music and as a fierce bowling competitor.
Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a path-way to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing resources […]

26th Annual Pan African Film Festival

For the 26th year, the Pan African Film Festival returns to Los Angeles, Febru-ary 8-19. Over 150 feature and short films in the categories of narrative and documentary will be screened during the 12-day festival at the Cinemark 15 Baldwin Hills Crenshaw. The event also includes a Saturday Morning Chil-dren’s Festival, Student Fest, PAFF LOL Comedy, Spoken Word Fest, PAFF Fashion Show, Filmmakers’ Awards Brunch and Art Fest.

PAFF’s Art Fest has one […]

Kaiser Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Offices Open for Business

Officials at Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Offices cut the ribbon signifying the official opening of the $90 million state of the art healthcare facility.

After over a decade of negotiations and two years of construction, the long awaited Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Medical Office (BHC) officially opened its doors on September 7, 2017. At the ribbon cutting ceremony, city officials, Kaiser Per-manente administrators and invited guests commemorated the historic occasion.

“This […]

Renovation in store for Baldwin Hill Crenshaw

At a recent Leimert Park Village Stakeholders meeting, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Community Relations Director Jason Lombard answers questions about the shopping center’s renovation plans.

Capri Capital, owner of Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza (BHC), is planning a major overhaul for the 70 –year-old shopping center.
Since purchasing the BHC over a decade ago, Capri, one of the largest African American-owned private equity firms in the coun-try, has invested more than $40 million dollars into […]

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 […]

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.

Learn More

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

Learn More


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.

Learn More