Danny Bakewell, Sr. is an influential developer, businessman and community leader. He has utilized his unique abilities to bring diverse groups of people together for the common good of their communities, and the nation. His commitment to self-help, dignity and respect for African Americans has earned him the reputation as “one of the most dynamic leaders in America today”, according to the Los Angeles Times.
As Chairman of the Bakewell Company, one of the largest African American owned development companies in the United States, Mr. Bakewell has headed multi-million-dollar revitalization efforts in the cities of Los Angeles, Compton, Pasadena, and other California communities. The company’s projects include: Compton Towne Center, Compton Renaissance Plaza, Crenshaw/Slauson Shopping Center, Fair Oaks Renaissance Plaza, and an upcoming mixed-use project at Slauson and Wall.
Mr. Bakewell is also a civic leader and philanthropist. He has been at the helm of the Brotherhood Crusade for the past 30 plus years. Under his leadership, it has become the largest African American philanthropic institution in the country.
Join ULI LA as we present a special Luminaries Reception with Danny Bakewell, Sr. In an intimate setting, Mr. Bakewell will reflect on his career and engage in an interactive discussion with attendees.
Registration includes light refreshments and beverages.
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