In an effort to encourage creative individuals to offer designs for a new stretch of park, the Friends of the Hollywood Central Park (FHCP) released a new feature on its website (www.hollywoodcentralpark.org) that allows for interaction and creation.
People now have the opportunity to create their own versions of the 44-acre park planned for the one-mile stretch of the Hollywood Freeway between Hollywood Boulevard/Bronson Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard/Western Avenue. According to the FHCP press release, the website, offers numerous possibilities for potential features at the park including cafés, dog parks, libraries and landscaping.
Participants are invited to submit their designs to the FHCP board, who will attempt to incorporate the ideas into the final design.
“Knowing the level of interest in the community about Hollywood Central Park, we decided the best way to get input on what should be built was give everybody a chance to create their dream park,” Laurie Goldman, FHCP president, said in a written statement. “This is everybody’s park, and everybody should have an opportunity to submit their own ideas. Now they can, and in the process can be involved in creating Hollywood history!”
An Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is currently being worked on and the draft EIR is projected to be completed and issued for public comment in 2015.