LA StormCatcher – 6th Avenue

LA StormCatcher – 6th Avenue

LA StormCatcher – 6th Avenue Location: 6th Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90018 This residence located on the block of 6th Avenue participated in The Collaborative’s StormCatcher Project (#LAStormCatcher) which retrofitted pilot homes with large tanks (cisterns) and rain gardens to demonstrate how Angelenos can secure a climate-resilient future by capturing stormwater at home. Although cisterns aren’t used widely locally, they…

LA StormCatcher – Marilla Street

LA StormCatcher – Marilla Street

LA StormCatcher – Marilla Street Location: Marilla Street, Northridge, CA 91325 This residence located on the block of Marilla Street participated in The Collaborative’s StormCatcher Project (#LAStormCatcher) which retrofitted pilot homes with large tanks (cisterns) and rain gardens to demonstrate how Angelenos can secure a climate-resilient future by capturing stormwater at home. Although cisterns aren’t used widely locally, they are an…

Avalon Green Alley Network – Phase 1

Avalon Green Alley Network – Phase 1

Avalon Green Alley Network – Phase 1 Location: Between W 53rd Street and W 54th street and Main Street and San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90037 The Avalon Project will transform six alley segments that create a network and a connection between residential homes and community amenities, including the local schools, parks and local grocery store. The multi-benefit Avalon Green Alley Network…

Chatsworth Station Parking Lot

Chatsworth Station Parking Lot

Chatsworth Station Parking Lot Location: 10040 Old Depot Plaza Road, Chatsworth, CA 91311 Located at 10046 Old Depot Plaza, this Metrolink stormwater capture project was implemented to better manage stormwater runoff from a newly added section of the parking lot. A long, narrow bioswale planted with native grasses captures and filters the pollutants found in stormwater run-off. Once the water is…

Ocean Friendly Garden – Culver City High

Ocean Friendly Garden – Culver City High

Ocean Friendly Garden – Culver City High School Location: 4401 Elenda Street, Culver City, CA 90230 The students at Culver City High worked together with West Basin Municipal Water District and other partners to create a 2,332 square-foot garden at the Robert Frost Auditorium. Replacing a planting palette dominated by ivy, the new ocean-friendly garden uses drought-tolerant plants that demand up…

Bimini Slough Ecology Park

Bimini Slough Ecology Park

Bimini Slough Ecology Park Location: 184 S. Bimini Place, Los Angeles, CA 90004 The ¼ acre park will provide much needed open green space in Southeast Hollywood and provides stormwater capture opportunities. A 180 foot bio-filtration vegetated swale running across the park provides a system to capture and filter urban runoff that previously flowed untreated directly into a storm drain to…

Augustus F. Hawkins Natural Park

Augustus F. Hawkins Natural Park

Augustus F. Hawkins Natural Park Location: 5790 Compton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90011 A collaborative effort between the community of South Central and three landscape architects from UC Berkeley, Lawrence Moss & Associates and the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy helped transform a polluted brownfield belonging to the LA Department of Water and Power into a 8.5 acre park. The park features…

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