Leimert Park, Los Angeles

Leimert Park (/ləˈmɜːrt/; lə-MURT) is a neighborhood in the South Los Angeles region of Los Angeles, California.

Leimert Park
Leimert Park signage on Leimert Boulevard immediately north of Vernon Avenue
Leimert Park
Location within South Los Angeles
Coordinates: 34°00′45″N 118°19′34″W
CountryUnited States
CountyLos Angeles
CityLos Angeles
Time zonePacific
ZIP Code
Area code(s)323

Developed in the 1920s as a mainly residential community, it features Spanish Colonial Revival homes and tree-lined streets.[1] The Life Magazine/Leimert Park House is a Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument.[2]

The core of Leimert Park is Leimert Park Village, which consists of Leimert Plaza Park, shops on 43rd Street and on Degnan Boulevard,[3] and the Vision Theater. The village has become the center of both historical and contemporary African-American art, music, and culture in Los Angeles.[4]

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