Two articles about the Riverside-Figueroa Bridge in Elysian Valley

Article 1

Weekend Update: Lawsuit and Rally to Save Riverside-Figueroa Landbridge

The case is scheduled to be heard at 8:30am tomorrow morning at Department 85 or 86 in Los Angeles Superior Court, 111 N. Hill Street in Downtown Los Angeles.

Just before the court hearing tomorrow, Monday June 2nd, 2014, at 8am, there’s also a rally at the bridge itself. Event details at Facebook.

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Article 2

Legal challenge seeks to stop city from demolishing historic bridge

A legal challenge is being mounted to prevent the demolition of an old bridge crossing the Los Angeles River — a historic span that architects and neighborhood groups want city officials to turn into a green space for cyclists and pedestrians.

Nonprofit EnrichLA and the architectural firm RAC Design Build will seek a court order Monday to stop the city from demolishing the Riverside Drive Bridge, according to a letter sent by their attorney on Friday.

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Preservationist and architect Kevin Mulcahy under the concrete and steel Riverside Drive Bridge on Jan. 10 in Los Angeles. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)




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