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
OpenedMid 2020
Services
Preceding station   LAMetroLogo.svg Metro Rail   Following station
  Future service  
Crenshaw/LAX Line

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 2020.[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.[3]

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. ^ 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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