LA Closes Escrow On Nearly 42 Acres Near LA River
It will connect Rio de Los Angeles State Park with the state-owned Bowtie parcel in the future.
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti referred to the land as the "crown jewel" in revitalizing the LA River.
Before the public can use the land, it will require a major cleanup since the land used to be part of Union Pacific Railroad's freight-switching facility.
The LA City Council voted in January to spend $59.3M to buy the land.