Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Pacoima Beautiful

Photo Essay: Pacoima’s Opening Celebration For Bradley Plaza

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Yesterday, the community of Pacoima celebrated the opening of the city of L.A.’s latest car-free space: Bradley Plaza. The plaza closes to cars one block of Bradley Avenue immediately east of Van Nuys Boulevard in the north San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Pacoima. The plaza is a product of the city Transportation Department’s (LADOT) innovative […]

Park(ing) Day in Pacoima Is Always Beautiful

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A lot has changed for Pacoima Beautiful since I visited their Park(ing) Day in 2011. Max Podemski, who was featured heavily in our Annenberg Series on their efforts, has been in New York for nearly two years. Their executive director in 2011, Nury Martinez, now sits in the Los Angeles City Council. But what hasn’t […]