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Hollydale Park

Hollydale Park

How do you play the L.A. River at Hollydale Park?
A Most Novel Attraction: The Camera Obscura of Santa Monica

A Most Novel Attraction: The Camera Obscura of Santa Monica

On a flat circular board in front of me, the goings on of Ocean Avenue played out like a scene from a fuzzy home video shot in the 1980s.
The Creatures of Legg Lake: Concrete Sculptures of Benjamin Dominguez

The Creatures of Legg Lake: Concrete Sculptures of Benjamin Dominguez

The fantastic sea creatures by the Mexican-born artist have played an important historic role in integrating the once newly-created Whittier Narrows Parks into the contested landsc ...
Northeast Los Angeles Gentrification in Comparative and Historical Context

Northeast Los Angeles Gentrification in Comparative and Historical Context

Highland Park and Eagle Rock, are among the leading edges of the gentrification frontier in contemporary Los Angeles. This article situates NELA gentrification in comparative and h ...
The Enduring Matter of Black Lives

The Enduring Matter of Black Lives

Another young black man was senselessly killed in L.A. this week. Not a surprise, but certainly a tragedy on par with the tragedies of Ferguson, Baltimore and here.
Two L.A. River Park Projects Debut in the San Fernando Valley

Two L.A. River Park Projects Debut in the San Fernando Valley

The 1/4 mile segment of the planned Valleyheart Riverwalk Park is yet another bead in the so-called emerald necklace that would link green spaces from the Los Angeles River.
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