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Downtown park opens after years of delays
In 2001, an abandoned 32-acre rail yard locals called the Cornfield was set aside to become a park instead of an industrial center. Sixteen challenging years later, Los Angeles State Historic Park — an expanse of 1,500 trees, grassy hills, picnic areas and wildlife habitat — just had its grand opening. The date, appropriately enough, was Earth Day.
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