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1 Ambassador Hotel Site. 2 Introduction Alternative 5, the community solution Goal is great schools and a great community Goal is a needed public park.

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1 1 Ambassador Hotel Site

2 2 Introduction Alternative 5, the community solution Goal is great schools and a great community Goal is a needed public park Interim Wilshire Center -Koreatown Neighborhood Council and Cocoanut Grove Center Coalition The leading representative groups of the community

3 3 Alternative 5 One of the least costly alternatives for LAUSD The quickest way to new schools The most community friendly alternative A more holistic approach to planning High school and middle school 2 charter elementary schools Open elementary fall 04 at 600 Lafayette LAUSD saves $43 million Public park (RFK Memorial Park)

4 4 RFK Memorial Park Create at a minimum a three acre park Along the front of Ambassador Hotel site The Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Park A 5.6 acre park would be more desirable WCBIC would provide the ongoing maintenance and security

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7 7 Park uses and management would be similar to Bryant Park in New York, an eight acre park

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15 15 RFK Memorial Park Description Chess tables, yoga classes, over a 500 varieties of flowers Free wireless access, as well as 300 moveable chairs for pausing to take in the sights. A refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city for people who work, shop, or live nearby, as well as those who are just visiting Provides multiple venues for year round events and gatherings On the east side of the site there are 3 existing bungalows for the parks community center Visitor center could be museum, place for coffee

16 16 Next Steps Require public funds to build the park State Proposition 40, State Prop. 12, City Prop. K, and WCK CRA Project Area. School District has already submitted a request for $15 million dollars Prop. K applications are due by October 15, A three acre park would cost about $1.5 million dollars

17 17 Next Steps Minimum of a thirty year lease at $100 per year The lease could be with WCBIC School District voted on September 02, 2003 for $55 million in Proposition 40 District voted a park along Wilshire Boulevard that would serve as a memorial to R. F. Kennedy

18 18 Next Steps A minimum of three acre park A minimum of a thirty year lease Available for public use in Move the fence back 200 feet in 2004 Send letter supporting a RFK 3 acre park to LAUSD President Jose Huizar And to local and state officials Ask others to send letter of support


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