Eyes on the Street: Parklet Underway on Motor Avenue

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Under-construction parklet spotted on Motor Avenue in Palms. Photos by Jonathan Weiss/Streetsblog L.A.

Last week, a new parklet opened in downtown L.A.’s South Park. The next People St parklet installation is already underway on Motor Avenue in Palms. The parklet pictured is in front of C&M Cafe at 3272 Motor Avenue, a block south of the Metro Expo Line Phase 2 and the Expo bikeway’s Northvale gap. Motor was improved with a road diet and bike lanes in 2012.

Motor Avenue will be receiving two parklets; the second (and larger) parklet will be at 3370 Motor Avenue.

More early construction photos after the jump. 

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View from the north end of the parklet, south toward National Boulevard
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The view northward: the new parklet is along the Motor Avenue bike lanes. In the middle of the photo is Expo Line bridge over Motor Avenue.

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