15 L.A. Streets to Get a Makeover; Find out if They're Near You

From: Hollywood Patch

15 streetsMayor Eric Garcetti officially announced on June 3rd the first 15 Los Angeles streets that will undergo a makeover under his Great Streets urban renewal program. The mayor's office chose one street in each of the 15 council districts to receive improvements aimed at making them more pedestrian-friendly and livable. Los Angeles has 6,500 centerline miles of streets, more than any other place in the country, the mayor's office said. These streets, which take up 13 percent of the city, are "our largest public asset" according to Garcetti.

The 15 streets are located in:
  • Highland Park, along North Figueroa Street between Avenue 50 and Avenue 60, in the First District
  • North Hollywood, along Lankershim Boulevard between Chandler and Victory boulevards, in the Second District
  • Reseda, along Sherman Way between Wilbur and Lindley avenues, in the Third District
  • Koreatown and East Hollywood, along Western Avenue between Melrose Avenue and Third Street, in the Fourth District
  • Westwood, along Westwood Boulevard between Le Conte Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard, in the Fifth District
  • Van Nuys, along Van Nuys Boulevard between Victory Boulevard and Oxnard Street, in the Sixth District
  • Pacoima, along Van Nuys Boulevard between Laurel Canyon and San Fernando Road, in the Seventh District
  • Hyde Park, along Crenshaw Boulevard between 78th Street and Florence Avenue, in the Eighth District
  • Historic South-Central, along Central Avenue between Martin Luther King Boulevard and Vernon Avenue, in the Ninth District
  • Mid-Wilshire, along Pico Boulevard, between Hauser Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, in the 10th District
  • Mar Vista, along Venice Boulevard between Beethoven Street and Inglewood Boulevard, in the 11th District
  • Northridge, along Reseda Boulevard between Plummer and Parthenia streets, in the 12th District
  • Hollywood, along Hollywood Boulevard between La Brea Avenue and Gower Street, in the 13th District
  • Boyle Heights, along Cesar Chavez Avenue between Evergreen Avenue and St. Louis Street, in the 14th District
  • San Pedro, along Gaffey Street between 15th Street and the Harbor (110) Freeway, in the 15th District
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