By: Paul Krueger
Just a few days ago, the city of Los Angeles opened its first of many miniature parks in Eagle Rock (East LA). The site that was once an illegal parking space in front of an auto shop, now boasts stained hardwood furniture, decorative mosaic tiling, and greenery. This effort is one of several designed by local government to invigorate the city’s urban planning and development. Similar programs in San Francisco and New York City have been applauded for their positive impacts.
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