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Name That Spot #2: The Answer


Most of the viewers that wrote in got this one. The correct answer: Leimert Park.
Situated just north of the Crenshaw District, this beautiful neighborhood was originally developed in the late 1920's. It features lots of tasteful architecture, and lots of spectacular trees. For more than a generation, it's been a focal point for African-American arts and culture in Los Angeles.

 

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Leimert Park Resources

 

Leimert Park Beat
An excellent blog that chronicles the happenings in and around Leimert Park Villiage.

 

 

Eso Wan Books
A world-class bookstore specializing in African and African-American topics.

 

The Leimert/Vision Theater
The LA Historic Theatre Foundation has collected some great information about this classic movie palace

 

Phillip's Bar-b-que
Ribs and sweet potato pie. Read what Yelp users have to say about this spot where folks line up early to slake their taste for 'que.

 

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