What would James Dean say?
Yesterday the Parks Department revealed a draft master plan for Griffith Park, and we say it looks like one fun makeover. Included in the 25-year, wish-list-y proposal are a landscaped pier along the LA River and many improved natural wildlife corridors. The wow element is not one but two arial trams, one of which is designed to sweep over the LA Zoo (although the LA Times indicates that the zoo folks aren't keen on the idea). The other tram would start at the Greek Theater and ascend to the Griffith Observatory: Would it be so unusual to start out listening to Tom Jones from above and wind up where James Dean pulled a knife on his rivals in Rebel Without A Cause? We say no. It would be so very LA.