We are excited to share that California’s first intergenerational park started construction in March of 2019, and that demolition and underground construction have been successfully completed. Golden Age Park’s ribbon cutting event is expected to take place in the fall of 2019.
August, 2019 UPDATE: The construction team is currently wrapping up the installation of shade structures, while the LA Neighborhood Land Trust (in partnership with the Golden Age community stakeholder committee) have started planning the park’s grand opening slated for this fall.
Shade structure installation prep. (August 2019)
mAYBERRY SKATE PARK - 13201 E. Meyer Road, Whittier
CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATED WITH THE SKATE PARK ADDITION IS SET TO BEGIN IN Summer OF 2019. MAYBERRY SKATE PARK WILL ADD APPROXIMATELY 10,000 SQUARE FEET OF NEW SKATE AMENITIES TO THE EXISTING INFRASTRUCTURE AT AMELIA MAYBERRY PARK. IMPROVEMENTS WILL INCLUDE NEW AMENITIES SUCH AS: BLEACHERS, SEAT WALLS AND MINOR RESTROOM RENOVATIONS. THE SKATE PARK’S RIBBON CUTTING EVENT IS EXPECTED TO TAKE PLACE FALL OF 2019.
AUGUST, 2019 UPDATE: rOUGH GRADING FOR THE SKATE BOWL AT MAYBERRY Park HAS BEEN COMPLETED, while CONCRETE POURING FOR ALL OF THE SKATE PARK’S ELEMENTS IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN OCTOBER.
Rough grading for the Mayberry Park skate bowl (August 2019)
WISHING TREE PARK - 204th Street & Budlong Avenue, West Carson
Construction associated with the Neighborhood Land Trust’s largest project to-date started on may 1st, 2019, with the installation of a sound barrier to reduce construction-related noise.
With the nearest park located over two miles away, Wishing Tree Park is highly anticipated by the local community, and will serve over 8,700 residents who live within a half-mile of the site. The park’s ribbon cutting event is expected in the fall of 2020.
Completed activities related to site preparation and environmental quality include:
· Bird nesting studies
· Archaeological training of all site workers
· Installation of noise reduction barrier
· Weed/plant removal in PREPARATION for underground work
· Installation of erosion-control measures (pictured below)
june, 2019 SOIL UPDATE
The LA Neighborhood land trust was fortunate to receive a donation of 34,000 + cubic yards of soil from a site owned by the la times. the soil will be used to create a two-foot soil cover/layer at the park site as requested by community residents and stakeholders.
August, 2019 Utility line update
TELACU Construction Management (the park’s General Contractor) has started deep excavation work to install underground piping/utility lines associated with sewage and water. These new lines will be linked to the site’s restrooms, general park irrigation and other facilities.
Excavation associated with utility line installation begins on Wishing Tree Park (July 31, 2019)
Wishing Tree Park utility line installation (sewage and water - July 31, 2019)