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Work begins for $2.5M L.A. kids' meadow

October 23, 2008 7:56:41 AM PDT
Work begins on Thursday to create a children's meadow at MacArthur Park.A groundbreaking will mark the start of the $2.5 million project. It will turn a dirt lot into a synthetic playing field, with picnic areas and lighting.

Organizers say the project will create much-needed green space in one of the most densely-populated areas of the country.

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