Wanted: More Urban Parks in Los Angeles

Author D.J. Waldie calls for the creation of more open space in park poor Los Angeles.
October 5, 2005, 10am PDT | Mike Lydon
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In a city where much seems the same, parks aren't like other places. Nothing in a proper park is for sale, nothing clamors for attention, nothing reminds you that you're late for something else, nothing is poised to enrage or humiliate. It is in our nature to long for these liberating places. The city's commercial "groves" and "promenades" are unsatisfactory substitutes.

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Published on Tuesday, October 4, 2005 in LA Times
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