A Community Rises in a Once-Barren Cypress Park Rail Yard

The development includes a new transit stop for the Metro Rapid Bus Line, as well as future access to Elysian Valley via a pedestrian bridge.

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Redevelopment Plan for Sportsmen's Lodge Moves Forward

Redevelopment Plan for Sportsmen's Lodge Moves Forward

The L.A. River-adjacent property will have 97,807-square feet of upscale shopping and dining -- which has some residents concerned.
Songs and Restoration at This Year's L.A. River CleanUp

Songs and Restoration at This Year's L.A. River CleanUp

It's that time of the year once again. Friends of the L.A. River is hosting the 26th annual Great L.A. River CleanUp on three Saturdays in April, at three different earth-bottom se ...
The Transgressive Act of Holding Hands on the River

The Transgressive Act of Holding Hands on the River

Artist Paige Tighe's hand-holding walks along the river encouraged participants to see the river as a catalyst to one's own creativity and a way into one's own humanity.
L.A. Urban Rangers Lead Sixth Street Bridge Exploration

L.A. Urban Rangers Lead Sixth Street Bridge Exploration

The Los Angeles Urban Rangers are taking the intimidation factor out of exploring the L.A. River with a free guided tour beneath the historic Sixth Street bridge and into the river ...
L.A. River Revitalization Cost Increase Leaves City Pondering Its Way Forward

L.A. River Revitalization Cost Increase Leaves City Pondering Its Way Forward

Initially estimated to cost at $1.03 billion, Alternative 20 will now reportedly cost a total of $1.36 billion; with the city's cost share to be at most $1.183 billion.
L.A. River a Finalist for $1M Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Project

L.A. River a Finalist for $1M Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Project

If selected, this will be the latest in a line of ambitious art projects in the city that have found inspiration in its namesake waterway.
CicLAvia in the San Fernando Valley Debuts an LA River Component

CicLAvia in the San Fernando Valley Debuts an LA River Component

"It's all about connecting face to face. Our streets are great civic gathering spaces and so is our river."
Glendale One Step Closer to a Fully Recreational Riverfront

Glendale One Step Closer to a Fully Recreational Riverfront

Glendale might soon be the first city in greater Los Angeles to dedicate all of its riverfront to recreation. On March 3rd, the Glendale City council approved plans to enhance its ...
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