The multi-year process that will eventually lead to a series of completely redesigned waterfront lots along the LA River has entered its next phase after county officials released their final master plan last week.
The documents provide an update on the County proposal first introduced in 2016 by Supervisors Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl. The plan will now be submitted to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for review at a meeting scheduled for June 14.
It’s said it would create a “parts kit” that could potentially include the $1 billion Taylor Yard G2 site and a total of 77 others (22 of which are considered new), and that the master plan will include a “toolkit.” would provide for community revitalization. that addresses key areas of climate change, biodiversity, homelessness and gentrification.
The master plan includes the state’s Lower LA River Revitalization Plan and is currently the only initiative that will impact the entire 51-mile waterway from its start point in the Simi Hills to its end point in San Pedro.
“We examined areas of social, cultural and environmental inequality, including homelessness, gentrification, public open space, public health, and community and environmental inequalities in infrastructure,” said Mark Pestrella, LA County director of public works. final proposal. “The result is a plan that recognizes the river as a complex ‘system of systems’ in which people, places and the environment are encouraged to coexist, intermingle and thrive.”
More details can be found here. Stay tuned with Archinect as we monitor the ongoing development and implementation of the project.