Located in the city of Hawthorne, Bicentennial Park is a proposed park renovation that will transform unused and run-down tennis courts into a lively neighborhood park.
The Trust for Public Land team, in partnership with the City of Maywood, Union de Vecinos and Padres Unidos de Maywood reached out to the people living close by, holding five workshops where they could establish their priorities for this new park on the edge of the Los Angeles River.
When plans for a housing development fell through, the prospect of giving local children and their parents a safe, welcoming place to meet and play motivated neighbors to step forward and support the creation of a community park in Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood.
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.
Until recently, West Oakland's Bertha Port Park featured only a quarter-acre sandy lot, a single tree, and a forlorn blue statue of a dolphin.
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.