Tag: Los Angeles River Restoration

Quick mends: Report pegs LA’s river tab as much as $1.2 billion

This sign should stand for a peaceful experience in the heart of 4 million people.(Jim Burns)
This sign should stand for a peaceful experience in the heart of 4 million people.(Jim Burns)

Cherry-picking from this piece that ran in today’s Los Angeles Times:

— The city’s share of the project has ballooned from $500 million to $1.2 billion

— Restoration will take 30 to 50 years

— 9,000 construction jobs will be created

—┬áSale prices for riverfront property in Elysian Valley, between the river and the 5 Freeway,

have doubled in the last 24 months

See you on the river, Jim Burns