The site lacks continuity, retail and entertainment as well as information and technology. The plan combines the existing Metro Red Line station located in the park along with bus routes and a proposed Gold Line extension from Chinatown.From this station, people ride the escalators up into the plaza, being placed into the center of the site.
Inside the park, there will be devoted monitors, which will allow users to choose which camera angle they would like to see through a touch-screen interface.
The views would show Amtrak trains, the Metro Red Line and proposed lines as well.
The Web cams utilize the technology to allow users to be aware of what is going on throughout the city.
There are interactive Web cams where people can purposely be filmed and broadcast for the public to watch.
On a broader scale, greenways are proposed to make people aware of the unity of the city. In later phases of design, it is proposed that the river be restored with "soft edges" where it is feasible.
The greenways would stretch out to Chinatown, along Grand Avenue, and along 1st Street out to the L. The 16-acre site located in downtown Los Angeles is in need of an identity.
Across from City Hall, a proposed Los Angeles Visitor Center is to go in, the facade matching the surrounding architecture.
Facing the plaza, the facade is made up of glass and structure, giving it a distinct look as a landmark.
Currently about 1.4 million viewers weekly use Yle Areena and its additional services.
Grand Avenue Intervention: Submission Gallery Civic Plaza of Los Angeles Submitted by Andrew Rivlin & Ben Warsinske, Cal Poly Pomona This vision of Los Angeles is a conceptual plan that addresses constraints and provides new opportunities.
The programming of the proposed Civic Plaza inspires creativity, functionality and a new wave of technology in the city of Los Angeles.