Hollywood Central Park facts for kids
The park idea was first proposed by Hollywood resident Edward V. Hunt. Advocacy group "Friends of the Hollywood Park" was formed in 2009, a non-profit group.
The project was proposed by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce in 2006. They proposed 38-acre park will "cap" the Hollywood Freeway. Total cost of the project has been projected as much as $1 billion. Funding for an [environmental impact study] has been received from various sources since 2008. $1.2 million was received from the [Aileen Getty Foundation]] and $1.53 Million from CRA/LA Excess Bond funds among other donations.
The park would stretch along the freeway from Bronson Avenue bridge south to Santa Monica Boulevard bridge.
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