Leimert Park station

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Leimert Park
Crenshaw/LAX Line 
Coordinates34°00′14″N 118°19′56″W / 34.003951°N 118.332171°W / 34.003951; -118.332171Coordinates: 34°00′14″N 118°19′56″W / 34.003951°N 118.332171°W / 34.003951; -118.332171
Owned byMetro
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingTBD
Bicycle facilitiesTBD
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusUnder construction
History
OpenedLate 2021 (projected)
Future services
Preceding station LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail Following station
Martin Luther King Jr. Crenshaw/LAX Line Hyde Park
Location

Leimert Park is an under-construction light rail subway station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. The station, located near the intersection of Crenshaw Blvd and Vernon Avenue in the Leimert Park section of Los Angeles. It will be served by the Crenshaw/LAX Line. It is currently under construction and is slated to open in 2021.[1]

The station incorporates artwork by three artists: Ingrid Calame, Mickalene Thomas, and Deanna Erdmann.[2]

Attractions[edit]

It will have a direct entrance from:

Funding[edit]

The Leimert Park station was funded and fully incorporated into the project in May 2013 after massive community support for a tunnel under Park Mesa Heights.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (January 2, 2015). "Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project". Metro.
  2. ^ Broverman, Neal (January 22, 2018). "An Early Look at All the Artwork Coming to the Metro Crenshaw Line Los Angeles Magazine". Los Angeles Magazine. Retrieved April 21, 2019.
  3. ^ Steve Hymon (October 20, 2016). Harriet the tunnel boring machine reaches Crenshaw/LAX Line’s Leimert Park Station https://thesource.metro.net/2016/10/20/harriet-the-tunnel-boring-machine-reaches-crenshawlax-lines-leimert-park-station/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ Hymon, Steve (May 23, 2013). "Metro Board votes to fully fund Leimert Park Village and Hindry stations for Crenshaw/LAX Line". The Source.

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