Alexis Opos

Alexis Opos

Los Angeles, CA, US


Hunter's Point Historic Naval Shipyard

hunters point carries with it a deep and complex set of challenges due to its history of being a landfill and later serving as a major naval shipyard during WWII.  In the years and decades after the war, issues of poverty, health, and juvenile delinquency  overtook the community.  The proposed heritage park seeks create outlets of expression for the youth of the community via the arts, while maintaining the historic elements that tell the story of place and heritage.  With the highest youth population in all of San Francisco, and some of the highest delinquency rates, there was an overwhelming need for this heritage park to become a colony of art, performance and music opportunities for both the local youth and neighboring residents.

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Status: School Project
Location: San Francisco, CA, US