Futuro de Frogtown

Futuro de Frogtown was a five month co-visioning process to understand what the community members - both new and long term - wants to see (or not see!) in their neighborhood.

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What is the Futuro de Frogtown Report?

As the facilitators of this project, LA-Más convene the diverse community perspectives with a focus on ensuring that voices not often present in efforts like this were heard. This is the final report, synthesizing the insights gained from the community members of Elysian Valley into strategies towards community stakeholders, developers, and policy makers.

Who is LA-Más?


LA-Más is a non-profit that performs design-based experiments with the city as our lab. Our mission is to look critically at systemic problems in the LA Area and provide solutions based on research and community engagement. By using alternative models of social inclusion and collaboration, we hope to shape the…


Helen Leung Project Co-lead and Director of Social Impact Helen Leung is the Director of Social Impact at LA-Más, working to redefine the intersection of community development and social equity, with a focus in minimizing displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods. A native Angelino and urban planner, Helen has extensive community-based and…


Maria del Carmen Lamadrid Project Co-lead and Design Researcher Born and raised in Puerto Rico, María Lamadrid is media designer and tinkerer currently based in Los Angeles. Currently she devotes most of her time with the interdisciplinary team of LA-Más. At LA-Más, María focuses on building the design research side…


Partners and Volunteers Futuro de Frogtown is a small operation that is made possible by community partners and volunteers. We would like to acknowledge all who have volunteered their time and resources, including neighbors and interns. Project funders Julia Meltzer & David Thorne LA-Más project team Helen Leung (Co-Lead), Maria…