Lewis MacAdams, poet, activist, journalist, as well as author of a dozen books and tapes of poetry, is seen standing at the "Not a Cornfield" project, amused at something he may have seen or heard. Known originally as Southern Pacific's Cornfield Yard as well as Chinatown Yard property, this 32-acre parcel of land was turned into a temporary project, created by artist Lauren Bon. Ms. Bon turned the industrial brownfield into a cornfield for one agricultural cycle. As of 2006, this field located just north of Chinatown and within half a mile from El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, became known as Los Angeles State Historic Park. The City of Los Angeles dedicated it as Cultural Monument #82 for its role as the Southern Pacific's River Station railroad yard. Downtown L.A. is seen in the background. Photo dated: September 12, 2005.
MacAdams, Lewis,--1944- Not a Cornfield (Project) Authors--United States Poets--United States Parks--California--Los Angeles Corn--California--Los Angeles Office buildings--California--Los Angeles SKyscrapers--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.) Portrait photographs Panoramic views Gary Leonard Collection photographs Bon, Lauren