L.A. River 2.0

Can Los Angeles learn from Chicago and New York about how to make the Los Angeles River a 'sparkling necklace of parks and mixed-use projects'?

"...Long stretches of both rivers are convenient to their downtowns and present a variety of challenging sites for some imaginative development that does not require the disruption of existing neighborhoods and the always painful relocation of people and businesses... The L.A. River begs for a vision of an intense linear development, marking the eastern gateway to Downtown and anchoring the adjacent nascent neighborhoods. Think of the high-rise housing along Manhattan's East River and now spreading across the waterway to the borough of Queens."

Thanks to Chris Steins

Full Story: Getting the L.A. River Right


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