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Groundbreaking Held for San Pedro H Downtown Harbor Improvements

The following is excerpts from an article published in the Daily Breeze

Calling it the cornerstone of what will someday be a regional attraction, city officials gathered this morning to officially break ground on San Pedro's Downtown Harbor project. The project will create the necessary land and harbor infrastructure to accommodate development of a new town square and promenade on the water. The location, just north of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum, will become a centerpiece of the ongoing revitalization of the Los Angles waterfront, proponents said.

The $35.5 million project is scheduled for completion by mid 2014. It will create a water cut with 1.2 acres of water reaching inland, a public overlook pier, floating docks for tall ships, and a town plaza.

Artist's rendition shows the scope of the "Downtown Waterfront" project in San Pedro -- a water cut, pier and community plaza.


Aerial View of Current Site of harbor Waterfront Project Site

Master Plan for San Pedro Harbor Waterfront Project

The Downtown Harbor project will be finished in time to host an August 2014 tall ships festival in San Pedro. By that time, other projects will also be in place, including the USS Iowa battleship attraction and the Crafted arts and crafts warehouses, both set to come on line this summer.




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Comment balloon 0 commentsMaureen Megowan • March 17 2012 04:56PM


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