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Urban Parklands

The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority is the leader in providing nature parks in urban areas of Southern California and one of the principal agencies working towards reviatlization of the Los Angeles River.


Featured Projects and Publications

Future MRCA Urban Parklands
Little Parks, Big Impact Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky Blog

Vista Hermosa Natural Park
"Vista Hermosa Park is an L.A. park like no other" Los Angeles Times
“Vista Hermosa Park Opens Downtown" Los Angeles Times
“New Downtown Park Is a Triumph” Los Angeles Downtown News


Augustus F. Hawkins Natural Park
“The Wilds of South Central
Landscape Architecture Magazine

Los Angeles River Center and Gardens

River Garden Park
“Abstract and Concrete” Landscape Architecture Magazine

Tujunga Wash Greenway Restoration Project
"Tujunga Wash Project Creates More Recreation Space While Saving Water" Los Angeles Times

Compton Creek Trail and Bike Path
Compton Creek Natural Park at Washington Elementary
"Compton Creek Natural Park opens on school campus"
L.A. Wave
"Washington Elementary Students Head Off For Camp"
The Compton Bulletin

 


Los Angeles River Greenway

Egret Park

Elysian Valley Gateway Park

Rattlesnake Park

Oso Park

Steelhead Park
"A Park a Day" LAist

Los Angeles River Center and Gardens
River Garden Park
“Abstract and Concrete"Landscape Architecture Magazine;

Richard Lillard Outdoor Classroom

Marsh Park
"A Marriage of Recreation, Filtration," Associated Press

Confluence Plaza

Tujunga Wash Greenway Restoration Project

Park Brochure
"Tujunga Wash Project Creates More Recreation Space While Saving Water" Los Angeles Times
"Tujunga Stream Restored" Los Angeles Daily News
"Chipping Concrete, Finding Water"California Coast and Ocean

Ballona Creek Trail and Bike Path
Ballona Creek Trail and Bike Path Brochure

Vista Hermosa Natural Park
Vista Hermosa Park Brochure

“Mitigating Past Inequities” Landscape Architecture Magazine
"City Readies a Beautiful Vista" Los Angeles Downtown News
Roots of Learning,Living Architecture Monitor
“Vista Hermosa Park Opens Downtown" Living Architecture Monitor
“New Downtown Park Is a Triumph”Los Angeles Downtown News

Elyria Canyon Park
"Elyria Canyon Park"
KCET Departures

Maywood Riverfront Park

Bosque del Rio Hondo

Alatorre-Eagle Rock Park

Augustus F. Hawkins Natural Park
“The Wilds of South Central" Landscape Architecture Magazine

Julia Ross Asmus Neighborhood Park

Arroyo Seco Woodland and Wildlife Park

Photo credit (second image): Lamb Studio ©2008



 

 
George Lange, Chair
  Jerome C. Daniel , Vice-Chair
  Larry Peterson
  iJim Hasenauer
 
 
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