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


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 […]

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.

The pair also provide assistance by getting resources for basic services […]

Crenshaw/LAX Line Celebration in Leimert Park Village

After two years of construction, the Crenshaw/LAX Transit project achieved a long awaited milestone. The $2.068-billion project which broke ground in January 2014 reached the halfway point in May. To celebrate the achievement of reaching the halfway mark of the 8.5-mile light-rail line, elected officials and Metro executives held a community celebration in Leimert Park Village to thank residents for their continued support during the construction process.

Funds for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project are provided by Measure R, the half-cent sales […]

10th Annual Leimert Village Park Book Fair Aug. 20, 2016

This year marks the 10th anniversary of one of the most anticipated festivals in Los Angeles, the Leimert Park Village Book Fair. The festival will take place on Saturday, August 20, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the grounds of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza (BHCP).

Over 5,000 book lovers attend the event. This festival offers book signings, panel discussions writer interviews and interactive activities that include writing workshops, film screenings, theater performances and much more. Poets, celebrity authors, […]

Clinton Visits Liemert Park

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton held a “Get Out the Vote” rally in Leimert Park to develop support for her campaign.

Clinton attracted a large crowd of over 500 to Leimert Park Village, including several celebrities and prominent figures who wanted to show their support for the former Secretary of State. Actors Jamie Foxx, Jason George, Tatyana Ali, and Star Jones spoke at the event and rallied the crowd. Also in attendance were: former NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Mayor Eric Garcetti; […]

Leimert Park In the News

Play festival heralds impending revival of L.A.’s Vision Theatre – http://lat.ms/1vuiav1

Station Identification – http://lat.ms/1ElJddh

How will Michelle Papillion’s new gallery help Leimert Park? – http://bit.ly/1ElJsVC

Metro breaks ground on $2-billion Crenshaw light-rail line – http://lat.ms/1zlGXzr

Leimert Park’s World Stage hopes to keep the music playing – http://lat.ms/1FoROzF

KCET Communities: Leimert Park – http://bit.ly/1yTgw2S

The Future of Leimert Park – http://bit.ly/1oK5vzF

Leimert Park: At the Crossroads of Change – http://bit.ly/1nxHiv7

The Father of Leimert Park, or the Octopus – […]

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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