DESCRIPTIONAs part of the Los Angeles River Revitalization Master Plan, the City of Los Angeles acquired a six acre parcel of land which was the former warehouse site of the Swiss Dairy Company, adjacent to the Los Angeles River and next to Downey Park in the community of Lincoln Heights.
Proposition O paid for the acquisition of the land and the demolition of the facilities buildings, the remediation and abatement of all hazardous materials and soils onsite and the importation of clean soil to leave the property in a level, graded condition for future improvements.
Future plans for the Albion Park could include such amenities as athletic fields, a community center, walking paths, picnic areas, water quality features and open, natural areas.
PARTNERSThe City of Los Angeles, California State Assemblymember Kevin de Leon, Alianza de los Pueblos del Rio, Urban Semillas and Friends of the LA River partnered on this project.
FUNDINGProposition O provided $17,560,000 for the land acquisition portion of this project and $6,956,400 for the demolition and remediation portion of this project. Brownfield funds provided $4,077,476 for this project.