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Friday, May 8, 2009

New Park Has 360 Degree View of L.A.

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The Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook has opened to the public!


Finally opening up the western half of the Baldwin Hills park project which sits on lands entirely surrounded by the concrete of Los Angeles, the State Parks department has completed a hilltop visitor's center which is open to the public (as long as there are funds to staff it!). The park is a work in progress, and so far, about 1/3rd of the land of the total planned area of the park has been acquired by the government from the oil companies which have operated there for many years.

The grand opening was April 18th, 2009--Here are photos, maps, planting lists and more...

http://picasaweb.google.com/Rare.Earth.fotos/BaldwinHillsScenicOverlookGrandOpening#

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