First published in the Feb. 26, 2022, print issue of the Glendale News-Press.
Recently, there was a vote on whether to turn the then-only proposed development of the Americana at Brand into a park — it lost only by a narrow margin.
Since the Armenian American Museum takes up most of what has been known as “Central Park,” it would be nice to have two parks in the neighborhood. (See the article in the Feb. 12 edition of the Glendale News-Press: “Officials Tour Armenian American Museum Construction Site”).
Then there’s also supposed to be an: “outdoor amphitheater, a children’s park and outdoor recreation amenities for the community.” Well, it’s more likely that it will move the flow of cars into the barrier-driven, multi-levels public parking on the corner of Harvard Street and Artsakh Avenue. There is another entrance in the middle of the block on Harvard Street as well.