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South of Fletcher: Possibilities
What's next for the Bowtie? Sean Woods, Stephen Mejia and Kat Superfisky are all actively trying to answer that question. Listen in as they recount past and current battles, as well as ideas for the park's designed future.
BONUS EPISODE South of Fletcher: Long Live Ryan
In this episode, Rux and Bear share how they uncovered the story of Ryan Coreas, a local teenager whose life is memorialized at one of his favorite places to hang out: the Bowtie.
South of Fletcher Live: Designing Open Space
In this wide ranging conversation about the politics of open space, responsive design, and community engagement, Ruxandra Guidi discusses South of Fletcher: Stories from the Bowtie with Christopher Hawthorne, Chief Design Officer for the City of Los Angeles; Kat Superfisky, Urban Ecologist at Studio-MLA and Executive Director at Grown in LA; and Helen Leung, Co-Executive Director of LA-Más. In this discussion, the panelists will consider the Bowtie and its relationship to the rest of a rapidly-changing Los Angeles.
Recorded live at Clockshop by Chris Votek on October 17, 2018.
South of Fletcher: Open Space for Everyone
The Bowtie is a rare plot of wide open space in a city that's becoming more densely populated by the day. What will happen when the site becomes a park? Who will get to use it?
South of Fletcher: The Pocket
There's only one way into and out of the Bowtie — through the Pocket. This little section of Atwater Village, sandwiched between Fletcher Drive the 2 freeway, is home to a diverse community with mixed feelings about the soon-to-be-park next door.
South of Fletcher: Disturbance
How do we thrive in less-than-ideal living conditions? In this episode Rux and Bear talk with CA State Parks certified interpretive specialist Luis Rincon, ecological historian Travis Longcore, and longtime Frogtown/Atwater resident Liz Vega about disturbance at the Bowtie and its surrounding communities.