Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Yosuke Kitazawa
Published: 25 May 2012, KCET

Part of Confluence, a KCET Departures series telling the multitude of stories along the Los Angeles River. 
Final rendering of the park (might be altered depending on how much additional funds they receive)



With hefty grant money in its coffers, the Albion Riverside Park is one step closer to reality. The City Council has authorized the Department of Recreation and Parks to receive a $5 million grant from Proposition 84 Statewide Park Program funds, which finances the creation of new parks and recreation facilities for underserved California communities.

"It's a very exciting site," said Councilman Ed Reyes, "It'll change the image of the corridor to become a much more desirable place to invest, create jobs and stimulate new economies because of its proximity to downtown." [read more]



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