Grand Intervention: Retail Features

Submission Gallery: RETAIL FEATURES

Anti-Park, by Charissa Chan, Jacqueline Nguyen, Alondra Rodriguez, & Ruby Sanchez, Cal Poly Pomona Architecture
We don’t need a park; we need a place that bustles like Olvera Street.

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.

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.

Flying Pods, by Julie Rico
A floating pathway would contain pods for people to play, eat or rest.

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 Common, by Jay German
The opportunity to develop a 16-acre open space in the heart of one of the world?s great metropolises is rare and precious.

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.

Lifescape Park, by Hera Hamalian, Katie Kreiser, Erin Patterson, & John Wiersma, Cal Poly Pomona Architecture
Landscaped paths link the park to other parts of downtown.

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.

Los Angeles Civic Center Vision, by JC Comia, Edvin Santiago, Matthew Rodriguez, Alex Sandiego & Ester Sun, Cal Poly Pomona
By bringing culture, uniqueness and importance from each district to the heart of Los Angeles, it will work as a cohesive diverse place.

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?

Slopped Terraces & Moving Waterways, by Alan Tossman
Sloped terraces create unique vistas and the feeling of a larger park space.

StriaPark, by "The Unrelated Co." (orenj + sabistudio): Robert Apodaca, Dave Chong, Jeremy Fletcher, Mike Jacobs, Jeremy Limsenben, Jimmy Miyoshi & Aaron Neubert
Contoured topographical superstructures blur the conventional boundaries of private and public urban space. 

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.

Turning the Park Into a Destination, by Louise Mozingo
Though simplicity is key, we need to create reasons for people to traverse the park and treat it as a destination.