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Levitt Pavilion
Los Angeles

Opened 2007

Levitt L.A. is situated just west of downtown Los Angeles in one of the city's most historic public spaces: MacArthur Park. Centrally located in one of the densest and most diverse parts of the city, the famous park—once considered L.A.'s premiere urban oasis—fell on hard times during the 1980s, earning a reputation as one of the most gang-infested and notoriously crime-ridden parks in the country. Local residents stayed away, and its once heavily used band shell stood closed, covered in graffiti and surrounded by a chain-link fence.

Today, through Levitt L.A.'s annual program of 50 free concerts, the band shell is once again flourishing and MacArthur Park has become a vibrant hub of activity. Since opening in 2007, Levitt L.A. has served as a catalyst for the park's revitalization, making it safe and attractive for the local community and a welcoming destination for Angelenos citywide. The success of the Levitt program has inspired the city to make subsequent investments in the park, including the development of new soccer fields, a playground, public restrooms, lighted walkways and other park amenities.

Acclaimed artists who have performed on the Levitt L.A. stage include Bomba Estereo, Rocky Dawuni, Keali'i Reichel, The Dustbowl Revival, and GRAMMY-winning artists like Flaco Jiménez, Karla Bonoff, Jimmy Webb and Quetzal.

levittla.org

info@levittla-pas.org

626.683.3230

W.6th Street & S.Park View Street

Los Angeles,CA 90057