The Park was established in 1863 as Westlake Park.
During the 1890s the park became a vacation destination surrounded by luxury hotels.
The park is renamed from Westlake Park.
Los Angeles officials drained the park’s lake for the first time.
During these years the park became known as an area violence, drug-dealing, shootings.
The metro red line is build.
The Los Angeles Police Department, businesses and the community planned a revitalization to install surveillance, opening of a recreation center and better business for the area.
A rally calling for U.S. citizenship for illegal immigrants.
Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur park opened where free concerts were provided during the summer.