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Gushing Over L.A.'s New Civic Park | Zev Yaroslavsky

zev.lacounty.gov  |  Posted: 05/ 2/2012 7:24 pm Updated: 05/ 2/2012 7:28 pm

Downtown La Fountain

zev.lacounty.gov:

Never heard of Arthur J. Will? That's about to change.
For decades, a fountain tucked between the Hall of Administration and the courthouse has carried Will's name, honoring his work in creating the Civic Center Mall during the late 1950s while serving as the county's chief administrative officer.
But the truth is that, outside of a couple cameo appearances in the movies "Pretty Woman" and "500 Days of Summer," the Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain has remained mostly anonymous, its street-level view completely obscured by two concrete parking-lot ramps on Grand Avenue.

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