Did you know that a 103 years ago yesterday, was the first time the Los Angeles Aqueduct delivered Owens Valley water to Los Angeles?
On November 5th, 1913, the Los Angeles Aqueduct delivered Owens Valley water to Los Angeles for the first time. Hard to believe that was 103 years ago yesterday. Interestingly I was driving to my land listing appointment. As I was turning off Los Feliz Blvd, I had to take a picture of the Mulholland Memorial Fountain. At the Aqueduct, Centennial Garden.
Yes, you guessed it, three years ago the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) made significant improvements to the grounds surrounding the Mulholland Memorial Fountain to commemorate the Los Angeles Aqueduct’s 100-year anniversary.
They renovated the fountain and did some beautification around the park with drought tolerant landscaping.
It looks nice, I could not help seeing the irony of having drought tolerant landscaping, such as California native grasses, Blue Flame agave surrounding the rose bushes, sycamore and the drip irrigation with automatic controllers and of course the FOUNTAIN. Do not get me wrong, I loved it and I appreciate commemorating history, but I also see the contradiction of a Fountain running water 24/7 in a drought resistant park.
If you are in the area check it out, it is close to the 5 Freeway and is on the corner of Los Feliz Blvd and Riverside Blvds.
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