Earvin “Magic” Johnson (EMJ) Recreation Area
Los Angeles, California
- Services Structural Engineering
- Market(s) Civic
2021 ASCE MLAB Award for Outstanding Sustainable Engineering
2021 LABC Architectural Awards, Civic Award
20,000SF Community Event Center
1,500Seat Outdoor Amphitheater
- Owner Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles
- Architect Paul Murdoch Architects
- Contractor Amoroso Construction Company
AHBE | MIG
Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design, Inc.
Veneklasen Associates, Inc.
- Team Los Angeles, CA
This phase encompasses a 22-acre core portion of the master planned project and includes a 20,000 SF community events center with outdoor classrooms, a 1,250 SF wedding pavilion, a 1,500-seat outdoor amphitheater, reflecting pool & splash pad, sculpture garden & civic plaza, group picnic area, restroom building, children’s play area, entry gate & kiosk and walking trails.
This phase consists of the construction of a new CMU maintenance building and a new dog park. The Maintenance Building and Yard area will include parking spaces, covered storage, perimeter fencing and gates, covered trash enclosures, small planting areas, a CMU building for staff rest/eating area and an ADA restroom.