Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

If you're in Los Angeles, there's no escaping the Los Angeles River. One of the first signs I saw as a new Angeleno was the bright blue sign for the LA River. In Confluence, a new series for KCET Departures, I'm honored to cover the news and stories surrounding this historic 52-mile river. Got an LA River story to tell? I'd love to hear it!


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

Current design proposal for North Atwater Multimodal Bridge, which may still be subject to tweaks and small changes, according to Jennifer Samson
When the North Atwater Bridge is built sometime in 2013, it would be the first bridge to cross the historic river in the 21st century, which may explain its futuristic Calatrave-esque design.

The City Council meeting on May 22 adopted a motion to accept the multimodal, cable-stay bridge across the Los Angeles River from the Los Angeles River Revitalization Corporation (LARRC), a non-profit that acts as a developer for revitalization projects along the river. [read more]


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