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Long Beach Releases Plans for Drake Park along L.A. River

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Renderings for Drake Park in Long Beach | Photo via city of Long Beach
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Planned to go aside the Los Angles River, Long Beach's proposed expansion of Drake Park would include a boardwalk, community gardens, wetlands, recreation fields and more. This week the city revealed renderings of the project and announced funding for the next big step, the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), before construction can begin.

LBPost, which detailed the park section by section, says it will be "will be the largest park in west or downtown Long Beach."