When discussing any kind of revitalization, it's always critical to think about what's already there, depending on the current environment for their survival. Even concrete, with its negative connotations, has something to contribute.
As it is now, the Los Angeles River is mostly encased in concrete. It’s a waterway that is more a built, engineered object than it is an uncharted refuge for the wild. Though it is concrete, however, it doesn’t cease to be a home for some of the city’s passing residents. [read more]