Baldwin Vista, Los Angeles

Coordinates: 34°00′22″N 118°21′45″W / 34.0060°N 118.3624°W / 34.0060; -118.3624
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Baldwin Vista
Baldwin Vista neighborhood sign located at the southwest corner of La Brea Avenue and Coliseum Street
Baldwin Vista neighborhood sign located at the southwest corner of La Brea Avenue and Coliseum Street
Baldwin Vista is located in Western Los Angeles
Baldwin Vista
Baldwin Vista
Location within Western Los Angeles
Coordinates: 34°00′22″N 118°21′45″W / 34.0060°N 118.3624°W / 34.0060; -118.3624
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyCounty of Los Angeles
CityCity of Los Angeles
Population
 (2010)
 • Total9,984
ZIP Code
90008
Area code323

Baldwin Vista is a neighborhood located next to the Baldwin Hills Mountains in the South region of the city of Los Angeles, California. It is located in the western Baldwin Hills, and partially borders on Culver City.

Geography[edit]

The Baldwin Vista neighborhood is bounded by La Cienega Boulevard to the west, La Brea Avenue to the east, Coliseum Street to the north, and Kenneth Hahn Park to the south.[1] Baldwin Vista is considered one of the Black Beverly Hills neighborhoods, along with Baldwin Hills Estates, the Laderas, and View Park–Windsor Hills.[2]

History[edit]

Baldwin Vista is part of what was once Rancho La Ciénega ó Paso de la Tijera, later owned by Lucky Baldwin.[2] Developed in 1954, houses originally cost $35,000 to $50,000.[3] Real-estate ads read "If yours is the long view ahead, you'll know the perfect site for your family's home-for-keeps when you see it at Baldwin Hills Vista, where the view's long, the air's fresh, and the value is enduring."[4]

Notable people[edit]

Karen Bass, the former U.S. representative for California's 33rd congressional district and current Mayor of Los Angeles, lives in Baldwin Vista.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Data" (PDF). clkrep.lacity.org. Retrieved 2020-07-31.
  2. ^ a b "Baldwin Hills, 'The Black Beverly Hills': The Life And Times Of The Community". LAist. 2022-03-17. Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  3. ^ "Homes Scheduled to be Constructed". The Los Angeles Times. 1954-06-06. p. 130. Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  4. ^ "Lots with view". The Los Angeles Times. 1954-05-23. p. 114. Retrieved 2023-11-09.
  5. ^ California Target Book. A. Hoffenblum & Associates. 2006. Retrieved June 18, 2018. Karen Bass was born in Los Angeles, holds a B.S. in Health Science from CSU Dominguez Hills and a post-graduate degree as a physician's assistant from the University of ... Bass resides in the Baldwin Vista community of Los Angeles.

External links[edit]

  • Leimert Park Beat is a collaborative online community focused on the area around Leimert Park: The Soul of Los Angeles and the African American cultural center of the city.

34°00′22″N 118°21′45″W / 34.0060°N 118.3624°W / 34.0060; -118.3624