The Northeast L.A. (NELA) Placemaking Design Competition is seeking implementable projects that enhance the neighborhood identity, river revitalization, community health, and public spaces of the NELA river area and its adjacent neighborhoods.

The goal of the competition is to engage NELA stakeholders to transform an idea into a well thought out, implementable plan. Deadline is February 15, 2014.


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Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Glassell Park Community Garden

Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Glassell Park Community Garden

Placemaking Design Competition submission: This is a group project with students from the L.A. RIver School. and the project is a vacant lot in the Glassell Park area, we would lik ...
Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Atwater Beautification

Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Atwater Beautification

Placemaking Design Competition submission: Our project to to have monthly community clean ups, add more trash bins, and lights so people can feel safer in the river.
Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Walkable Labyrinth Pathway

Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Walkable Labyrinth Pathway

Placemaking Design Competition submission: I propose a flat walkable labyrinth pathway, which is a circuitous path with one way in and the same way out. Its a proven meditative too ...
Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: River Gambling Boat

Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: River Gambling Boat

A floating casino along the river that would be fun, self sustaining, be a reference to the gambling ships that used to exist along the coast and bays of Santa Monica, Redondo Beac ...
Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Riverbank Murals

Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Riverbank Murals

Placemaking Design Competition submission: A proposal to create two opposing 500 foot long murals on the banks of the LA river directly to the north of the I-5 viaduct and "Egret P ...
Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Undulating Bike Path

Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Undulating Bike Path

Placemaking Design Competition submission: An undulating, and exciting new form of bike and skating path which ends in an water reclamation bowl, and when it's not raining it is a ...
Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Griffith Park Eastside Park

Northeast Los Angeles Placemaking Competition: Griffith Park Eastside Park

Placemaking Design Competition submission: The 28-acre site of Griffith Park on the East Bank of the L.A. River could be the city's next great urban park.
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