IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

COMMUNITY BEAUTIFICATION PLANS & PROTECTION PROJECTS

This is our community, and the Evolution Plan Team worked closely with stakeholders and residents to identify ways to protect and beautify our community. Dozens of projects were identified and more than $20 million has been committed to improve local neighborhoods.

  • Whether it be new fencing, or working with NBCUniversal-funded urban planning and landscape architecture firms to design additional beautification projects, the community is benefitting from the Evolution Plan investment.
  • NBCUniversal also values the safety of our neighbors. As part of the Evolution Plan, monies have been put aside to fund neighborhood protection projects.

Community Organizations:
Campo de Cahuenga Historical Memorial Association · Greater LA Zoo Association · Travel Town Museum Foundation

Neighborhood Beautification Plans:
Studio City · North Hollywood Outpost · Cahuenga Pass · Toluca Lake · City of Burbank · Hollywood Knolls/Manor · Island · City of LA · County of LA

Neighborhood Protection Projects:
Outpost · North Hollywood · Studio City · Toluca Lake · Burbank · Hollywood Knolls/Manor · Cahuenga Pass

The Evolution Plan Team has been working with community to identify and design beautification projects for your neighborhood. To learn more please click on your community below:

North Hollywood

Some of the improvements and beautifications being considered for North Hollywood include:

  • Upgrades to Whitnhall Dog Park including new amenities, sunshade and installation of a storm water system
  • New Magnolia Boulevard crosswalk at Blakeslee Avenue
  • Beautification to the Tujunga Avenue median near the Hollywood Freeway

North Hollywood

EXISTING:
Conditions at Whitnhall off-leash dog park are less than desirable with patchy grass and minimal shade.

patchy turf * minimal shade

under power line corridor

North Hollywood

PROPOSED:
Whitnhall off-leash dog park will get new trees and shade structures as well as upgraded lawns

Studio City

Some of the improvements and beautifications being considered for Studio City include:

  • Celebrate entry to the LA River with a new pocket park on a corner of Laurel Canyon Blvd. Sycamore pocket park could act as an entry gateway for future improvements along the northern edge of the River.
  • Beautify barren medians along Vineland Avenue
  • Moorpark pocket park
  • Raise awareness of water harvesting, remediation and recycling. With the installation of, gardens and bioswales
  • Improve safety and create a public event space on Ventura Place by adding retractable bollards at either end of street, for Farmer’s Markets and Winter’s Fest

Studio City

EXISTING:
Location for the proposed Sycamore pocket park is overrun

Studio City

PROPOSED:
Artist renderings of Sycamore pocket park including thoughtful plantings and beautiful entryway.

Studio City

PROPOSED:
Moorpark Park with be transformed with additional plantings and a more visible entry into Moorpark Park at the corner of Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Moorpark Street that celebrates water and raises awareness around this precious resource by demonstrating how to harvest and recycle water as must as possible.

Toluca Lake

Beautification package is coming soon. Please check back often for updates.

Island Community

Some of the improvements and beautifications being considered for The Island Community include:

  • Improving pedestrian circulation
  • Repairing broken signage
  • Fixing drainage issues
  • Creating a new walkway along the edge of South Weddington Park
  • Addressing fencing and beautification needs of cul-de-sacs on each street using drought tolerant plantings

Cahuenga Pass

Some of the improvements and beautifications being considered, underway or completed for Cahuenga Pass include:

  • A major street scape and design plan including new trees such as the Mexican Fan Palm and the beautiful flowering Pink Trumpet. Drought tolerant shrubs and ground cover.
  • New medians and median improvements various locations along Cahuenga Blvd West to include new planting.
  • Improvements to El Paseo De Cahuenga Park including new seating in shaded areas, entry garden and additional trees and planting to invest in the front and back edges of the park to mitigate noise and pollution levels.
  • Installation of a new stucco wall along the edge of the park closest to the freeway to buffer freeway noise
  • Various crosswalk improvements

Cahuenga Pass

EXISTING:
El Paseo de Cahuenga Park and Cahuenga Boulevard today.

Cahuenga Pass

PROPOSED:
El Paseo de Cahuenga will be revitalized with new plantings, trees, an entry garden, additional seating and shaded areas. It will better connect to Cahuenga Boulevard which will also benefit from median improvement and new planting as well.

Hollywood Knolls / Manor

Some of the improvements and beautifications being considered, underway or completed for the Hollywood Manor / Knolls community:

  • Installation of a new fence and landscaping along public areas of Blair Dr.
  • A new Hollywood Manor sign and plantings to better denote and beautify the community
  • Installation of a commemorative plaque in honor of Fredrick Blanchard
  • A new Hollywood Knolls sign and new plantings to better denote and beautify the community

Hollywood Knolls / Manor

FORMER:
Barham Boulevard and Blair Drive before improvements.

Hollywood Knolls / Manor

IMPORVED:
New signage and planting was installed at the corner of Barham Boulevard and Blair Drive to better denote the Hollywood Manor community.

Hollywood Knolls / Manor

FORMER:
Former fence along Blair Dr.

Hollywood Knolls / Manor

IMPROVED:
Installation of a new fence and landscaping along public areas of Blair Dr.

Hollywood Knolls / Manor

Commemorative Plaque:
Installation of a commemorative plaque in honor of Fredrick Blanchard.