Transforming A Landmark Urban Park

A campaign to refurbish Los Angeles' notoriously violent MacArthur Park may be working.
June 5, 2004, 11am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Six months into a campaign to tame and refurbish the notoriously violent and dilapidated MacArthur Park, some of its longtime residents are downright bitter. The effort, they lament, seems to be working...But for months, city and community leaders have been "weeding" out crime. And on Thursday they gathered to announce a "seeding" program, designed to draw once-frightened residents back to the park west of downtown Los Angeles."

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Published on Friday, June 4, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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