Los Angeles Struggles To Reclaim Its Lost River

The neglected Los Angeles River, which runs through the city, could be a logical place to begin renewing the city center.
June 27, 2003, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and William Mulholland, the early 20th century Los Angeles water czar who reengineered an entire state's water supply to allow the building of a city in the desert, turned the Los Angeles River into a concrete flood control channel. Now, decades later, LA residents want their river back.

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Published on Friday, June 27, 2003 in The Next American City
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