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DETAILS

LocationLynwood, California, United States
ClientCity of Lynwood
Size0.67 acres

The Fernwood Avenue Park represents a significant opportunity for the city to enhance the water quality and availability of groundwater for residents, while also offering public amenities. Equipped with four detention basins that capture water onsite and from the street, the project plays an important role in the community as a stormwater infiltration site. The park is part of efforts to strengthen the city’s commitment to environmental justice; in pursuit of this goal, it provides opportunities for environmental education throughout the park.

SWA’s experience working with Lynwood in designing and constructing the Ricardo Lara Linear Park demonstrated the city’s deep commitment to improving the quality of life for its citizens. The Fernwood Avenue Park project is a significant environmental, educational, and beautification effort that will achieve multiple benefits for the community.

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