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Opposition persists against plans for 420 apartments, beer garden at LA River

Plans from the New York-based developer also call for a restaurant, urban farm, and parking for more than 700 cars.

County wants to spend $41M fighting displacement along LA River

Efforts to transform the concrete channel from eyesore to asset have been met with mixed reactions from residents.

Giant water wheel will churn LA River water just like the 1860s

The wheel is being installed at the edge of Los Angeles State Historic Park.

Development near Chinatown state historic park revs up with plans for 243 live/work units

The latest development site is in use as a produce distribution center.

Freeway-hugging apartments in Glassell Park have the planning commission’s blessing

The project would rise just off San Fernando Road and the 2 Freeway.

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The new LA River: Mapping 21 projects rising along the waterway

The national spotlight is on the river, and developers are paying attention. Plans include glitzy projects by big-name architects.

LA River’s Atwater Village-Griffith Park bridge taking shape

Set to be complete by the end of the year, the bridge will connect people walking and biking between Atwater and the park.

Photographer captures everyday scenes along the LA River

A photographer captures everyday moments on the 51-mile channel that is "part of peoples’ lives, their story."

LA breaks ground on bright Taylor Yard pedestrian, bike bridge

The bridge will link the LA River Bike and a 42-acre public park planned on the site of a former railroad yard.

Arts District—not Boyle Heights—to get sculpture of ‘LA’ fingers under Sixth Street bridge

The LA hands are often associated with city’s Latino community, making the decision "super disappointing."

Los Angeles gets $19M for LA river bike path

State grants will help complete a path along all 51 miles of the LA River.

LA River residents told to brace for 100-year flood

In the next two years, FEMA might mandate that property owners along the river get flood insurance.

People on bikes and on foot will have their own path between Silver Lake and Atwater Village

Work is underway to build a new bridge over the LA River.

LA County wants to take control of LA River

It’s taking the first steps toward controlling 40 miles of flood control channels, including a key section of the river.

See the LA River cresting toward capacity

The river becomes torrent-like in wet weather.

9 views of the LA River before and after it was paved in 1938

One photographer painstakingly reshot old photos of the once-volatile waterway.

Silver Lake Texaco station to be relocated, repurposed as snack shack along LA River

City committee votes not to pursue landmarking the property.

City in showdown with apartment developer over LA River site

The city wants the land to build a new pedestrian bridge.

Artist who put mesmerizing art in Pershing Square sets sights on LA River

Poetic Kinetics is on the hunt for an ideal place along the river to set up its next piece.

First look at LA River-adjacent live/work complex

The complex from Uncommon Development would bring 52 units to Elysian Valley.

Work to build bright orange bridge over LA River set to start next year

The 400-foot bike and pedestrian bridge will connect Cypress Park and Elysian Valley.

County starts laying out its vision for the LA River

Everyone has a plan for the river, and now the county will too.

It’s finally happening: Long-delayed bridge will span LA River

The North Atwater Bridge bridge will connect pedestrians and cyclists to North Atwater Park and Griffith Park.

Taking a look at the under-construction Sixth Street Bridge

The first pieces of the viaduct’s swoopy arches will be appearing on the site later this month.

See the dramatic makeover that could be in store for the lower LA River

Renderings of a new plan for the river between Vernon and Long Beach show trails, meadows, and landscaped seating on the riverbank.

Protected bike lanes will be added to Glendale-Hyperion bridge

And a new bridge—just for pedestrians—is coming too.

LA River activists fighting huge riverfront apartment complex

Arguing it could set a bad precedent for future projects, they say it’s too close to the freeway—and too close to the river.

The game-changing development proposals of 2017

A look back at the most dramatic real estate proposals of the year.

New plans could reshape 19 miles of the LA River, from Vernon to Long Beach

They call for 146 new projects around the river. But not all are happy with the scope of the plans.

See Metro’s plans for an LA River bike path through Downtown LA

It would fill in an eight-mile gap between bike paths that end in Vernon and the Elysian Valley.

City Council signs off on developer for high-profile redevelopment of landmarked Lincoln Heights Jail

Developer Lincoln Property Company plans to bring residential, commercial, and manufacturing space to the site along the LA River.

Sneak peek: LA River bike path will link Canoga Park and Griffith Park

The roughly 12-mile path will close an existing gap along the river.

Harvard-Westlake buying 16 acres of LA river-adjacent land in Studio City

The private school will also halt plans for a new parking structure that drew an outcry from neighbors concerned about traffic.

Will the LA River through Downtown ever look like this?

New renderings stitch together all of the plans for the river and its banks, showing its potential decades from now.

Mia Lehrer’s team may get to create a 41-acre park along LA River

The site is key to revitalizing the river. Lehrer’s team also includes the nonprofit Mujeres de la Tierra, a public health and wellness-oriented organization in Cypress Park.

Glendale/Griffith Park bridge across LA River closing in on funding

The swirling bridge project linking Griffith Park to Glendale could get $20 million from the state.

Developer for Lincoln Heights Jail reboot could be selected this fall

There are three proposals on the table, including one that would turn the landmarked property into a hotel and community garden.

11-mile Los Angeles River restoration could move forward this fall

The city and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are about to start designing a planted terrace to replace some of the concrete banks.

State awards $98M for LA River’s revitalization—here’s how it will be spent

The money will be spent primarily in disadvantaged communities and could be used to build hiking paths and picnic areas and to rip out concrete.