South LA Alley To Become Park

Alley Concept

The cement-filled banks of the Los Angeles River have been reimagined as public space. Now a concrete corridor in South Los Angeles is getting the same treatment. The City Council voted Tuesday to close off to cars 100 feet of alleyway between 51st and 52nd streets west of Avalon Boulevard in an effort to turn the stretch into environment- and resident-friendly land. - See more at Los Angeles Magazine