The Ford Theatres has just completed a nearly three-year renovation and restoration project to rehabilitate and improve the current historic theatre and add new facilities and amenities within the current boundaries of the Ford Theatres property. This work enhances on site programs and spaces, supports a broad cross section of artists and arts organizations and ensures the future of the site as an active and relevant historic community resource.
NOTICE OF COMPLETION AND AVAILABILITY OF DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE FORD THEATRES PROJECT
The Proposed Ford Theatres Project Draft Environmental Impact Report is available for public review. The Project includes rehabilitation of portions of the existing Amphitheatre and development of the Ford Terrace, the Ford Plaza, the Transit Center and a hiking trail, all within the current boundaries of the Ford Theatres site. The proposed improvements would be designed to be consistent with the Secretary of the Interior Standards for historic property rehabilitation.
The public comment period for the Draft EIR is now closed.
NOTICE OF PREPARATION OF A DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT AND PUBLIC SCOPING MEETING
In preparation for the Ford Theatres Project Environmental Impact Report (EIR), the County of Los Angeles requests timely comments as to the scope and content of the EIR. For all interested agencies, organizations and persons, this scoping notice allows you an early opportunity to consult on the Project before prepration of the Draft EIR. Following preparation of the Draft EIR, there will be a later separate notice of the future opportunity to comment on the analyses of the Project in the Draft EIR.
The Project description, the potential environmental effects anticipated to be studied in the EIR and the environmental factors not potentially affected that would not be addressed in the EIR are set forth in the Initial Study, see link below.
The Notice of Preparation, also included below, summarizes the Initial Study and includes the date, time and location of the Scoping Meeting that will be held in order to solicit input regarding the content of the Draft EIR. Also included in the Notice are instructions on how to submit written comments on the Draft EIR.
*Note, the Notice of Preparation, Initial Study and Initial Study Appendices are Adobe PDF documents. The latest version of Adobe Reader can be downloaded for free here.