Text from the plaque: Venice/Hope park was built by the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles with Redevelopment and Proposition K Funds. The park is managed and maintained by El Pueblo Community Development Corporation. Mayor: James Kenneth Hahn. Councilmember: Jan Perry. Landscape architect: Patricia Smith. Artist: Jacqueline Dreager. Contractor: Thomsen Landscape. Construction Manager: Tishman Construction.
Some recent gang graffiti: