Grand Intervention: Civic Space

Submission Gallery: CIVIC SPACE

Civic Link, by Michelle Landis & Maria Landoni de Rose
Imagine a physical connection between the civic heart of the city and its original life source: the L.A. River.

Civic Plaza of Los Angeles, by Andrew Rivlin & Ben Warsinske
Turning the park into a transit hub may create a new culture of mass transit use.

Civic Square, by Angie Jun, Michelle Licea, David Mabs & Sonia Noriega
Replacing the government buildings that surround the park with retail, residential and mixed-use buildings will revitalize the civic district of downtown Los Angeles.

Connectivity, by Genaro Diaz and Salvador Salazar, Cal Poly Pomona
Our vision was to provide direction and purpose for the proposed space and follow guidelines with regard to character and urban design.

Connectivity 2, by Ramirio Arroyo, Robert Nava, Anabel Ruiz, Cal Poly Pomona
Building programming plays a key role in our vision for L.A. It opens up new possibilities for existing and future users, allowing a fresh way of living to develop.

A Digital Forum, by Anne Bray, Ted Fisher & Doug McCulloh
An electronic glass wall would allow park visitor to contribute photos and text via cell phones and laptops.

Flexible Connections, by Page Robbins, Andrew Takabayashi, & William James Volbrecht, Cal Poly Pomona Architecture
This park design allows for more green space or more retail space as its needed.

Grand Avenue Civic Park, by Jennifer Birkeland, Corey Fox, Lauren McCullough, Daniel Miller & Samantha Moran
This proposal features formal gardens, an urban orchard and a reflecting pool in front of City Hall.

Grand Avenue Green, by Jenny Capone, Arlene Fetizanan, Madolyn Jones, Maria Spinozzi, Chaomin Yang & Lila Youn
The city can use this urban park to inform citizens about how to make better decisions for the environment.

Grand Avenue Park: A Haven for the Arts, by Brady Westwater, L.A. Cowboy
Twenty different mini-auditoriums and galleries need to be built to allow Angelinos to experience all the different cultures of our city.

Grand Esplanade Park, by Derek Allen, Beige Berryman, Virginia Gomez, Todd Hutchins, Steven Mar & L. Lee Wong
Angelenos and visitors can walk along the Stream of Life which meanders through the park, ending at the Infiniti-Edged Water Steps at Spring Street.

The Itinerant Interchange, by Paulina Bouyer-Magana, Adam Harwell &Crystal Wang, Cal Poly Pomona Architecture
A "freeway" path system offers circulation, infrastructure and a form synonymous with Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Civic Center, by Michael Aguirre, Ed Bailey, Matthew Lockwood, Jason
McHugh & Edward Velasquez

Rejuvenating connections to surrounding districts will unify and revitalize the entire area.

Mayme A. Clayton Library & Cultural Center, by Avery Clayton
A substantial repository of African American culture should be included in the re-visioning of Grand Avenue.

Park of the Future, by Studio IMC
Imagine water running down the side of Disney Concert Hall or a rainforest projected on nearby skyscrapers . . .

A Patchwork Park in the Heart of L.A., by Ron Geiger
What if every region in LA had its own space in the park?

Private Goes Public, by Gregory Taousson and Paola Giaconia
Totems made of colored glass project images of passersby on the plaza floor.

Sparking Engagement with Downtown Los Angeles, by Amy Altomare, Jasmine Evains, Ryan Fowler, Sergio Ibarra, Kim Newstadt & Jason Neville
Our goal is to facilitate the active engagement of Angelenos with their participation, activity, or simply their presence.

Still Motion Park, by Courtney Hukel, Kee-Hyun Nam, & Lisa Pidgen, Cal Poly Pomona Architecture
A series of paths create a network of choices and excellent people-watching opportunities for park visitors.

StoryCorps
A mobile recording studio now collecting stories across the nation would be a perfect addition to the park.

Transforming Surfaces & Transplanting Programming, by Lita Albuquerque, Mitchell De Jarnett & Mohamed Sharif
We propose that a new museum of the city be housed in a bar-like building hovering above Grand Avenue . . .

Transitory Los Angeles, by Mary Ann Bennett, Jennifer Keevil, Julia Ledbetter & Rosanna Salvador
A moveable movie screen, a graffitti wall and a seasonal grove contribute to a flexible park design that changes with the seasons.