The Grand Park

New and Grand.

The park is three…

The Grand Park

The park is three terraced blocks long from the DWP building to the north-west down to City Hall and bordered on each side by government buildings.

From the DWP looking south-east we find the Fountain Plaza, the Performance Lawn, the Community Terrace, the Event Lawn right in front of City Hall crying out to be occupied, lots of great landscaping, picnic setups, and more.

Formerly known as the…

Formerly known as the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power Building, later named after the late Los Angeles City Councilman John Ferraro (1924—2001).

The older fountain in…

The older fountain in front of the DWP building and between the Dorothy Chandler and the Mark Taper.

The inscription reads:

Peace On Earth by Jacques Lipchitz Given as a symbol of peace, to the people of the world. By Lloyd E. Rigler Lawrence E. Duetsch 1969″

The flag garden display…

The flag garden display of historic flags, opened on 9/11 2012. It was definitely worth spending some time reading the plaques.

With Susie, we bemoaned…

With Susie, we bemoaned our losses of the bygone Olden Days .. and cheered our gain of the Grand Park. (Not an entirely fair trade but we take what we can get.)

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