Cedillo to Celebrate Parking Lot Grand Re-Opening

To Celebrate the Plaza de La Raza Parking Lot Re-Opening with Ribbon Cutting

May 3, 2016 

WHAT: Plaza de La Raza Parking Lot Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting

WHO: Councilmember Gil Cedillo, First District; Javier Solis, Superintendent, Recreation and Parks; Sylvia Patsouras, President, Recreation and Parks Board of Commissioners; Gary Lee Moore, City Engineer; Teresa Villegas, Office of Supervisor Hilda Solis; Tomas Benitez, Plaza de la Raza

WHEN: Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at 10:00 AM

WHERE: Lincoln Park/Plaza de La Raza Parking Lot

              3840 East Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA 90031

WHYCouncilmember Gil Cedillo will celebrate the grand re-opening of the parking lot at Plaza de La Raza, located inside Lincoln Park. The project consists of a new parking lot at Lincoln Park, in front of the Plaza de la Raza building. It will provide a total of 30 parking stalls, including 2 ADA compliant spaces. The parking area is fenced with decorative panels, designed by Sonia Romero and supported by the Ahmanson Foundation. The project includes new landscaping, irrigation, lighting, and a seating area with benches facing the lake. The parking lot was designed with sustainable features, including permeable pavers, a storm-water filtration system to protect the lake from parking lot runoff, turf reduction for water conservation measures, and a pilot project: the asphalt top “Cool Seal” coating, which provides for greater cool-down effect.

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