This photograph of Trend-Setting Chairs from Denver, Colorado was taken by Aditi Mehta and installed by John Arroyo in the Elysian Valley/Glendale Narrows segment of the Los Angeles River. This portion of the L.A. River is one of the few areas where access to the River is legal. Over the past 15 years various non-profit organization and public agencies have developed a multi-use path for cyclists, joggers, and pedestrians as well as a series of pocket parks and other demonstration projects, all of which signal a positive transformation of the Los Angeles River.
Beyond setting trends in chairs, Denver’s revitalization of the South Platte River has a been celebrated model for urban rivers. Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency included Denver’s South Platte River and the Los Angeles River among a group of seven nationwide pilot projects participating in the Urban Waters Federal Partnership.
The Trend-Setting Chairs from Denver, Coloroado are located at 3050 North Coolidge Avenue, Los Angeles, California.
This post is part of the International Street Chair Pop-Up Show.
Installation, photos and video by John Arroyo