Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Koreatown Love. (part 3)
In my latest tribute to Koreatown, I'm shining a spotlight on one of the most historically significant architectural feats that Los Angeles has yet to boast. The famed Ambassador Hotel, where Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1968, was demolished in 2006 after years of disuse. In its place now stand a public memorial park and the sprawling environmentally sound campus of RFK community schools. Despite its completion in 2010, I wasn't fully aware of project until until I laid eyes on its magnificence earlier this week! It only goes to show how redemptive a good walk can be.
Behold, the glory of Robert F. Kennedy Inspiration Park:
Robert F Kennedy Inspiration Park in the foreground; RFK community schools campus in the background.
The park's green space provides respite from urban sprawl.
Majestic fountain head at the park's west end.