Crenshaw Manor, like many other neighborhoods built from 1935 to 1947, was built as a “covenant” or whites-only neighborhood. The discriminatory and unconstitutional racially restrictive covenants were often codified and promoted by the federal government through the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and led to housing segregation and the ghettoization of non-white Americans. So what, or…read more
Post & Beam, located adjacent to the Baldwin Hills – Crenshaw Mall, has been considered a great restaurant by locals since it opened. But it also has consistently been ranked as one of the top 101 restaurants in Los Angeles, but Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Johnathan Gold. See his write up of Post & Beam…read more
Crenshaw Manor resident Breanna Clark is one of our local heroes. She represented her home and her nation in the Rio Paralympics and won the gold medal in the 400 meter dash. She carries on a family tradition: her mother, Rosalyn Clark, competed in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada, and set an American record…read more
On Saturday, October 15, 2016, Crenshaw Manor, and several other neighborhoods along the Crenshaw corridor, will host the 11th annual Taste of Soul Family Festival. Close to 500,000 attendees are expected, and Crenshaw Blvd is closed from Jefferson to Stocker, so traffic and parking in the area will be extremely congested. Plan your Saturday accordingly!…read more
Crenshaw Manor and the surrounding neighborhoods are in the process of major growth and development as the new Crenshaw Line project progresses. The Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project is an 8.5-mile light-rail line, with eight stations, including Leimert Park and Hindry. The rail line will run between the Expo Line on Exposition Bl and the Metro Green…read more
In October 2015, Kaiser Permanente broke ground on a new, cutting-edge, 100,000 square-foot medical facility in Crenshaw that will open in spring 2017. The facility will serve more than 50,000 members in this community. See plans, renderings, and more articles here.
Once the Crenshaw Line light rail project is done in 2019, it’ll have a portal directly into the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, and to meet it the BHCP is planning a huge and dramatic overhaul to make the 43-acre site into a round-the-clock community. See the full plans…
Crenshaw Manor is a small neighborhood in the heart of Los Angeles. To learn more about Crenshaw Manor, Los Angeles neighborhood developments, activities, and important information, you are welcome to attend the monthly Crenshaw Manor Association meetings, held the first Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at 3939 Marlton Avenue.