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Los Angeles State Historic Park

1245 N. Spring Street

Los Angeles, CA  90012

California State Parks

Start Date: N/A

End Date: N/A

Awarded Amount: N/A

Opened on April 22, 2017.

Los Angeles State Historic Park (LASHP) is a California Department of Parks and Recreation project that is 32 acres of open space where visitors can enjoy a view of Downtown LA while they walk through its trails. Uniquely located in the heart of Los Angeles, it is surrounded by Chinatown, Little Tokyo, and Mission Junction.

For more information on LASHP please click here.

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Deukmejian Wilderness Park

2429 Markridge Road

La Crescenta, CA 91214

City of Glendale

Start Date: 11/3/1992

End Date: 6/30/2006

Awarded Amount: $2,267,000

Stage: Completed!

In the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, at the northenmost extremity of the City of Glendale, the Deukmejian Wilderness Park occupies a rugged 709-acre site. The park offers streamside woodlands and scattered remnants of big-cone spruce woodland. The park also offers visitors trails with spectacular views of the Cresenta Valley and the Los Angeles basin.

Grant funding was used for developing and improving the Deukmejian Wilderness Park which included the development of a new trail head, construction of roads and parking lots for both vehicles and horse trailers, construction of an outdoor amphitheater classroom, development of picnic areas, construction of a restroom building and information kiosks which included an environmental display area. Funding was also used for the installation of the utility infrastructure and partial preservation of the stone Le Mesnager Barn.

Additional grant funding was used to provide improvements to walkways, equestrian paths and fireroads. Finally, funding was used for the renovation of an equipment storage building.

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Agoura Hills Recreation Center

29900 Ladyface Court

Agoura Hills, CA 91301

City of Agoura Hills

Start Date: 9/30/2014

End Date: 12/31/17 (projected end date)

Awarded Amount: $750,000

Stage: In Progress…

The Agoura Hills Recreation & Event Center is open to the general public for a variety of programs and activities. The building serves as the new home for City of Agoura Hills’ Community Services staff as well as the Cultural Arts Council. In addition, there is a dedicated space for Senior Citizen programs and classes and a state of the art Teen Center, just to name a few things!

Grant funding was provided for the construction of the recreation center and the new outdoor education/interpretive center. More grant funding is being provided for the construction of a new trailhead and trail from the Recreation Center to connect to existing trails in the surrounding Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and the regional trail system.

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