There are plans to build "One Big Park", starting from the current
Kenneth Hahn State Park, including the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook,
several other parks, and land to be acquired between these existing
parks. At present these parks are separate parks, but plans in
progress to connect these parks, to aquire additional park lands. The
main driver for the Baldwin Hills Park plan is:
There was significant discussion surrounding the creation of the
master plan for the park and concepts were submitted by many planners
and landscape architects. A conceptual drawing by Mia Lehrer and
Associates of the planned park can be found on the website of the
Baldwin Hills Conservancy (click on the image below to visit the
conservany website and to find a version with greater detail).
The Baldwin Hills Conservancy
- a state appointed board with a mission to
aquire open space within the Baldwin Hills.
The conservancy activities are very important to
improve access to open space in the community,
and to head off adverse development in the area that is currently
occupied by the Inglewood oil fields.