Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Elysian Valley: CRA Open House Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Photo: Diane Edwardson, January 20, 2010. Maybe a few more monopalms will brighten up the blight in Elysian Valley. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

The Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA/LA) wants to declare all of Elysian Valley (bounded by Riverside Drive, Fletcher, the LA River and the Confluence) as blighted so they can make it a redevelopment zone. Read: gentrification, taller condos, less parking and more traffic on neighborhood streets that are seriously narrow and contain an uneasy mix of industrial uses and single family homes.

The proposed area also includes Atwater and Glassell Park. Controversy and the CRA go hand in hand. Read more:

Wed., Nov. 10, 2010
6 - 8PM
Dickerson Employee Benefits
1918 Riverside Drive
(between Allesandro & Stadium Way)
Los Angeles, CA 90039