A new report from UCLA and the University of Utah surveys High Line Network members on strategies for “greening without gentrification”
River LA has been selected by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to be part of a two-year process to update the Los Angeles River Master Plan. The Master Plan Team will also include Frank Gehry, OLIN, and Geosyntec.
Soccer fields, picnic areas and hiking paths could be coming to communities along the 51-mile Los Angeles River, thanks in part to $100 million in bond money earmarked for river projects in the recently approved state budget.
As the threat of climate change and sea level rise becomes pressing, projects looking to save our country’s ecosystems have never been more important.
The North Atwater Bridge received official approval from the city in May, but what was to be a nearly $4 million gift to the city is now going to cost Angelenos millions more, as total expected expenses have surpassed $16 million.
In his column about state funding for revitalization efforts along the L.A. River, George Skelton pits one critical need (flood control) against another (park space).
The next few weeks will be crucial to future of a planned innovative North Atwater Village multi-modal bridge over the Los Angeles River.
For the majority of its 51 miles, the Los Angeles River winds through the metropolitan area in a concrete flood-control ditch—a setting better suited for chase scenes in films like Grease and Terminator II than, say, a picnic lunch.
For what may be a brief moment in Los Angeles, planning is hot. Measure S, the slow-growth, anti-development initiative, failed at the ballot box but succeeded in one very big way.