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File #: 22-321    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 9/21/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 4/11/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Approval of a Conceptual Plan for the Revitalization of Media Park; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.
Attachments: 1. Media Park Concept Design Report Final.pdf, 2. Cultural Affairs Commission November 16, 2021 Meeting Minutes.pdf, 3. Parks, Recreation and Community Services December 7, 2021 Meeting Minutes.pdf, 4. MediaPark Community Activation Alternatives.pdf
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CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Approval of a Conceptual Plan for the Revitalization of Media Park; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: April 11, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Elaine Warner/CDD/Economic Development
Todd Tipton/CDD/Economic Development

Phone Number: (310) 253 - 5777
(310) 253 - 5783

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]
Attachments: Yes [X] No []

Commission Action: Yes [X] No []
Commission Name/Date: CAC (11/16/2021); PRCSC (12/07/2021)

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (02/23/2022) (03/23/2022), (04/06/2022); The Actors' Gang, Downtown Business Association and Workshop Attendees (02/17/2022), (04/04/2022)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (02/15/2022)

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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) approve a conceptual plan for the revitalization of Media Park; and (2) provide direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

In October 2020, the City Council authorized an agreement with SWA to prepare a conceptual plan for the revitalization of Media Park and to conduct community outreach. Design goals include activating the park, accommodating special events/vendors, and integrating the existing green space and tree canopy. Two community meetings were held in February and April 2021 to garner community input on design elements and program components. Representatives from the City of Los Angeles 5th Council District, Department of Recreation and Parks, and members of the Palms Neighborhood Council also participated in the process in consideration of the park's long-term lease with the City of Los Angeles.

Community Workshops and Plan Development

The first workshop held in February 2021 focused on the park's location, context, and activ...

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