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Monday, July 21, 2008

Parks and Wreck: L.A.'s Fight for Public Green Space

The most park-impoverished major city in America, Los Angeles devotes only 4 percent of its land to public greenery. By contrast, parkland comprises 17 percent of New York City and 9 percent of Boston (where 97 percent of the city's children have immediate access to a park — as opposed to one-third of kids in Los Angeles). The LAWeekly's MATTHEW FLEISCHER gives LA a well-deserved slap in the face, focusing primarily on the lack of energy dedicated to creating successful outdoor space. Read


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