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Check Out These Aerial Photos Of Chinatown's Revamped L.A. State Historic Park

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Last week, officials finally announced a reopening date for Chinatown's L.A. State Historic Park. The park, which had been undergoing renovations since April 2014, will reopen on April 22. Judging by these aerial photos, the $20 million renovations appear to be largely completed.

The upgrade (which was originally supposed to be completed within a year, but was delayed by soil contamination) brings bathrooms, paved parking, about two acres of wetland space, space for farmers' markets, and informational displays that detail the area's history, according to Curbed LA. The park is at the midway point of the 52-mile Los Angeles River greenway, and its rennovation has been considered a catalyst for the river revitalization movement.