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The Left Bank of the L.A. River

The Left Bank of the L.A. River

While the name was inspired by the Seine River in Paris, the location of The Left Bank comes from a rich familial tradition -- it was once a tool shop run by Goodman-Lean's paterna ...
Taking the Reins: Teaching Life Skills through Horseback Riding, Urban Farming, and the L.A. River

Taking the Reins: Teaching Life Skills through Horseback Riding, Urban Farming, and the L.A. River

Located in the equestrian community of Atwater Village right along the L.A. River, the nonprofit gives at-risk girls a unique opportunity to learn new leadership skills.
Surveying the Residents of Northeast L.A.

Surveying the Residents of Northeast L.A.

At the end of the day, as the surveyor, my personal judgment is irrelevant. I am simply there to collect the opinions, desires and needs of the residents that would be most affecte ...
Field Work and Evening Strolls in Northeast L.A.

Field Work and Evening Strolls in Northeast L.A.

It is a chance for me to escape the buzz of the main streets and methodically explore the neighborhoods, connecting with several residents along the way.
'I Want My L.A. River To Be...' Kiosk Travels Through Northeast L.A.

'I Want My L.A. River To Be...' Kiosk Travels Through Northeast L.A.

The aqua themed structure has temporarily lived in each of the neighborhoods that comprise the NELA RC study area.
Rio Vista Project: Students Design Cul de Sacs that Welcome Neighbors to the L.A. River

Rio Vista Project: Students Design Cul de Sacs that Welcome Neighbors to the L.A. River

Local students are working on taking old and uncared for street ends and turning them into places where community members can not only enter the river but also sit down, relax, may ...
Elysian Valley Community Comes Out for L.A. River Bike and Walk Event

Elysian Valley Community Comes Out for L.A. River Bike and Walk Event

Marsh Park, located near the north edge of the neighborhood, came alive last Saturday with an event that brought the community together.
Rio Vista Project: Northeast Los Angeles Riverfront

Rio Vista Project: Northeast Los Angeles Riverfront

Students are reaching out to their community to re-envision and design welcoming street ends that not only provide an entry point to the L.A. River but a space for the community to ...
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