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4 Shortlisted to Revitalize Los Angeles’ Oldest Park

4 Shortlisted to Revitalize Los Angeles’ Oldest Park
4 Shortlisted to Revitalize Los Angeles’ Oldest Park, AD Classics: Pershing Square / Ricardo Legorreta + Laurie Olin. Image © Legorreta + Legorreta, photograph by Lourdes Legorreta
AD Classics: Pershing Square / Ricardo Legorreta + Laurie Olin. Image © Legorreta + Legorreta, photograph by Lourdes Legorreta

Update: The winner of the competition has now been announced!

Four teams have been chosen to move on to the second stage of the Pershing Square Renew competition. Aiming to transform downtown Los Angeles' oldest park, the finalists will now refine their schematic proposals in preparation of a second review in March 2016. The winning scheme will potentially be the five-acre park's sixth iteration, replacing Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta and landscape architect Laurie Olin current design that first opened in 1994.

The four teams and their preliminary ideas, include: 

SWA with Morphosis

SWA with Morphosis. Image © Pershing Square Renew
SWA with Morphosis. Image © Pershing Square Renew
SWA with Morphosis. Image © Pershing Square Renew
SWA with Morphosis. Image © Pershing Square Renew

James Corner Field Operations with Frederick Fisher & Partners

James Corner Field Operations with Frederick Fisher & Partners. Image © Pershing Square Renew
James Corner Field Operations with Frederick Fisher & Partners. Image © Pershing Square Renew
James Corner Field Operations with Frederick Fisher & Partners. Image © Pershing Square Renew
James Corner Field Operations with Frederick Fisher & Partners. Image © Pershing Square Renew

Agence TER and Team

Agence TER + Team. Image © Pershing Square Renew
Agence TER + Team. Image © Pershing Square Renew
Agence TER + Team. Image © Pershing Square Renew
Agence TER + Team. Image © Pershing Square Renew

wHY Architecture with Civitas

wHY Architecture with Civitas. Image © Pershing Square Renew
wHY Architecture with Civitas. Image © Pershing Square Renew
wHY Architecture with Civitas. Image © Pershing Square Renew
wHY Architecture with Civitas. Image © Pershing Square Renew
wHY Architecture with Civitas. Image © Pershing Square Renew
wHY Architecture with Civitas. Image © Pershing Square Renew

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "4 Shortlisted to Revitalize Los Angeles’ Oldest Park" 21 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/779185/4-shortlisted-to-revitalize-los-angeles-oldest-park/> ISSN 0719-8884
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