LOS ANGELES STATE HISTORIC PARK-GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION
A celebration of history, community & environment in
the cradle of Los Angeles.
The site, formerly know as ‘The Cornfield’ was once slated
for over 1 million feet of industrial development. However,
in what is considered one of the great environmental victories
of the late 20th century, a diverse coalition of community
activists known as the Chinatown Yard Alliance defeated the
development and secured the land for open space.
five years of park planning, California State Parks will open
an Interim Public U se Park at the newly classified “Los Angeles
State Historic Park” in downtown Los Angeles.
The Grand Opening
include a full-day of live music, entertainment, refreshments,
interpretative walks, and fun. Live musical acts include QUETZAL,
MARIACHI DIVAS, Taiko Drummers, Afro-Cuban Drummers as well
as the East Wind Lion Dancers, Shaolin Monks, children’s activities
Bring a blanket and a friend and enjoy the new downtown
park against the scenic LA skyline. FREE ADMISSION.
When: Saturday, September 23rd, 9:30am-5pm
Where: Los Angeles State Historic Park (formerly The Cornfield)
1245 North Spring Street
One block north of the Chinatown Gold Line Station
Superintendent-Los Angeles Sector
California State Parks
700 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
8213) 620-6406 fax