The Reseda River Loop is a multi-phase effort to create safe, usable open spaces for Los Angeles residents to walk, jog, bike and explore nature close to home.
A third of an acre may not sound like much, but when it's the only open space for the 12,000 people living within one-half mile of the park, it's huge.
In Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood, we're working with the community to transform a vacant lot surrounded by a chain link fence into a park for children who currently have no safe place to play.
Located between a middle-class neighborhood of single-family homes and two of San Francisco's largest public housing projects, Potrero Hill serves families from across the economic spectrum.
We're helping to create a pocket park for the residents of Echo Park, a dense neighborhood on the edge of downtown Los Angeles where many families with small children live.
In an underserved Los Angeles neighborhood where no green or public spaces exist within a half-mile radius, we're creating a .2-acre park on an abandoned lot that has been vacant since the mid-1990s.
A cascade of flowers and greenery on Telegraph Hill, the garden was created by former resident Grace Marchant in a 30-year labor of love.
For over six years, TPL worked in collaboration with the city of Oakland and the Friends of Bella Vista Park to transform this bleak asphalt playground into a beautiful green park.
It's called "the cornfield" because crops grew there in the 19th century. More recently, this 32-acre property on the edge of LA's downtown and Chinatown was an abandoned railyard slated for a one-million-square-foot industrial development.
Located along the west bank of the Los Angeles River in southeast Los Angeles County, the city of Maywood houses numerous abandoned factory sites but only two small public parks.
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