Channel 1 Los Angeles
El Segundo CA 3/9/19
The project – the largest investment in a park improvement ever by the County of Los Angeles – includes a 20,000-sq. ft. community events center to host conferences, weddings and other large gatherings. Improvements also include an outdoor wedding pavilion, a splash pad, children’s play areas, better security lighting, walking paths and parking lots.
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation led a comprehensive and community-driven process to prioritize new amenities for the park. The master plan calls for several features to be built over the next two decades. The $70-million first phase of the project calls for building amenities that do not currently exist in the area. As an added benefit to the community, 30 percent of all construction hours must be rendered by local residents living within 5 miles of the park, or those living in zip codes across Los Angeles County that have high poverty rates.