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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.
Martin Luther King, Civil Rights, and Environmental Justice

Martin Luther King, Civil Rights, and Environmental Justice

This year, 2014, marks the 20th anniversary of the President's Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice and health, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and ...
Grand Park's Inaugural New Year's Eve Creates a Central Celebration for L.A.

Grand Park's Inaugural New Year's Eve Creates a Central Celebration for L.A.

The inaugural event left many to imagine a genuine Los Angeles-centric celebration that has the potential to become as iconic as Times Square.
The Lady of the Lake: The Depression Era Roots of Echo Park's Unofficial Patron Saint

The Lady of the Lake: The Depression Era Roots of Echo Park's Unofficial Patron Saint

She represents our country at its best and most unified, and looking out on the lawns filled with citizens of all nationalities and economic classes, it seems she couldn't have pic ...
Photographing Leimert Park: Some Change is Needed

Photographing Leimert Park: Some Change is Needed

Can you love a neighborhood and still see the rough edges? Student producer Lewa can and she helps us see it too with her photographs of Leimert Plaza Park.
Burbank City Council Approves Funding for Johnny Carson Park Upgrades

Burbank City Council Approves Funding for Johnny Carson Park Upgrades

In the 21st century, we can rethink our use of water, energy and irrigation to work within nature.
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