Space 134 is a concept study for a 25-acre “freeway cap park” over and adjacent to the 134 Freeway between Central Avenue and Glendale Avenue. Space 134 will connect the community to the City’s civic, cultural, and business core through public open space and pedestrian and bike friendly trails.
This course will illustrate how certain urban policy goals and regulations can result in very specific architectural outcomes, by investigating Pasadena’s pioneering “City of Gardens Ordinance.”
The South Glendale Community Plan is the second in a series of comprehensive plans for Glendale, and will address the urbanized heart of the City south of the 134 Freeway.
The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) recognized the City of Glendale with the Implementation Award of Excellence for the Glendale Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) & Mobility Study.
Patrick Healy of NBC4 News profiled the “freeway cap park” movement in Southern California on the 6 o’clock news yesterday. He and I spent some time discussing Glendale’s Space 134 project.
The Tropico Station Plan is a neighborhood-level policy study, which recommends design guidelines, zoning designations and parking standards for the Tropico neighborhood, and is a component of the South Glendale Community Plan.
This course “field tested” Glendale’s Small Lot Ordinance through a series of investigative operations, developer roundtables, field trips and research.
The Glendale Community Development Department received the Distinguished Leadership Award for a Planning Agency from the California Chapter of the American Planning Association at the annual conference in Anaheim.