Open During Construction: Malai Hair Store on Crenshaw Boulevard

View of construction along Crenshaw Boulevard just north of Stocker Street. There is pedestrian access to businesses.

View of construction along Crenshaw Boulevard just north of Stocker Street. The sidewalk is open for pedestrian access to businesses.

Construction continues along Crenshaw Boulevard for the Crenshaw/LAX Line, which means fencing and blocked lanes in order for work to proceed on the underground portion of the rail line. The above photo shows the east side of Crenshaw north of Stocker Street, and it’s clear there is work taking place. However, the businesses located there are absolutely open during construction.

Photo: Google Maps

Parking is available on the west side of Crenshaw Blvd at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw, or along Stocker Street. Photo: Google Maps

To access this location, you can park at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw. Limited street parking is also available along Stocker Street. Or take transit: Metro Bus 40, 210 and Rapid 710 travel through the area and the stop at the corner of Crenshaw/Stocker.

Some of the businesses in the area have been around for quite some time and provide important services for those in the neighborhood — and many of the merchants live in the community. Over the next few months, we’ll be featuring some of the Crenshaw businesses on The Source to remind everyone that they are open and worth checking out. And with that, let’s hear from the co-owner of Malai Hair Store: