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Community claims victory in shopping center battle

BALDWIN HILLS — Black community leaders took a victory lap this week in response to the news that CIM Group, a Los Angeles-based real estate developer, had dropped its bid to buy the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. “CIM has concluded that the community, the mall, and CIM are best served by us stepping aside,’” CIM Read More…

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‘SAD DAY FOR CRENSHAW’: Possible sale of Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza surprises leaders

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — Local black leaders were caught off guard upon learning the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza may be sold to a Los Angeles-based developer who plans to remake the once-booming shopping center into a mixed-use complex that includes offices for rent. One official called it a “sad day for Crenshaw” Read More…