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Los Angeles

MacArthur Park

Known earlier as Westlake Park, MacArthur Park, located in the Westlake neighborhood of Los Angeles is named after General Douglas MacArthur. It is a designated Historic Cultural Monument of the city. The park is divided in two by Wilshire Boulevard with the southern portion consisting of the lake, while the northern half includes an amphitheatre, bandshell, soccer fields, and a children`s playground as also a recreation center operated by the city of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks.

MacArthur Park`s bandshell is now the Levitt Pavilion that hosts jazz, big band, salsa music and world music concerts – nearly 50 free concerts are held each summer between June and September. There are lots of historic plaques, colorful murals and monuments decorating the lush park.