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MacArthur Park

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MacArthur Park is not melting in the dark. In recent years, the park has seen a renewed life. MacArthur Park is one of the oldest and best know parks in Los Angeles. The park straddles Wilshire Boulevard, about two miles west of the downtown area. Two tunnels under Wilshire Boulevard connect the two sides of the park. The south section contains a large lake while play areas occupy most of the northern section.
Road Trip when this place was visited.
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Westlake Park became MacArthur Park in about the 1940s.


Lake from Wilshire.

Park from above.

Boat house.

Lake and fountain on the south side of Wilshire.
This fountain stands as a pillar in the center of the lake.
The Plaque says, "General Harrison Gray Otis, 1837-1917, Soldier, Journalist, Friend of Freedom. 'Stand fast, stand firm, stand sure, stand true.' "




Stage.
There are two tunnels under Wilshire Boulevard, this is the west tunnel.


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