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Neighborhood Notes: L.A. State Historic Park Finally Moves Forward & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods:

  • L.A. State Historic Park finally moves forward - Curbed L.A.

  • Los Angeles brownfield gets second life - The Atlantic Cities

  • Army Corps, county officials break ground for Tujunga Wash Restoration - Dredging Today

  • Full revitalization of the L.A. River is still decades away - Neon Tommy

  • Advocacy groups oppose plans for a Wal-Mart in Chinatown - L.A. Times

  • An L.A. Latino kid's memories of Chinatown - Multi-American

Departures is KCET's oral history and interactive documentary project exploring neighborhoods through voices in the community, touching on topics including immigration, race, gentrification, urban planning and environmental issues. The Great Wall of Los Angeles is the latest installment in the series.


Top: Photo of State Historic Park's previous incarnation as "Not a Cornfield" by Flickr user notacornfield used under a Creative Commons license

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