MacArthur Park long had a reputation as an unsavory place. But due to the efforts of community groups in the Westlake Neighborhood – not the government – it was coming back up.
I’m sure I’m not the only one that has walked by the statues at the northeast entrance to MacArthur Park near downtown Los Angeles and wondered what they represent.
It’s opening day for Art Hearts Fashion, Los Angeles Fashion Week. High fashion model Diana Cole just finished walking the runway for fashion week for NYFW and again for LAFW downtown.
The story of the grand old historic Westlake Theatre is one that is, unfortunately, all too typical of LA’s historic buildings. Currently it’s fate, and that of the neighborhood, remains in limbo.
Today, one of the most stunning views of Downtown Los Angeles is from MacArthur Park in the once grand Westlake neighborhood.