Monday, May 18, 2020

Griffith, L.A.'s own Central Park (video)

KCET, 10/15/19; Ananda (Dharma Buddhist Meditation), Ashley Wells (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly

S4 E1: Griffith Park: The Untold History
(KCETOnline) With more than 4,500 acres, Griffith Park is one of the largest municipal parks in the United States. Its founder, the controversial and complicated Griffith J. Griffith, donated the land to the city as a public recreation ground for all the people — an ideal that has been challenged over the years. In this episode, visit a Mexican-era adobe within the park's boundaries and ride the historic merry-go-round, where Griffith’s ideal of equal access was challenged. Learn more and watch more Lost LA at

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