Destination Crenshaw

Dissimilar Metal Design is providing design-engineering and custom-formed metal with perforations for Destination Crenshaw in LA.

Weathering Steel
Los Angeles, CA
Upcoming 2023

Destination Crenshaw is architecturally innovative endeavor, set to transform a 1.1-mile stretch of Crenshaw Boulevard. Anchored by permanent and rotating art installations, ten new public parks, exhibits, and entirely new streetscapes.

It highlights weathering steel elements by Dissimilar Metal Design, alongside 100 uniquely commissioned artworks as a celebration of Black American culture alongside inventive urban planning and artistic expression.

A new rail line at the site will bring Angelenos to the Crenshaw area and serve as the gateway to the City of Los Angeles for visitors from around the world.

Renderings courtesy of Perkins+Will


Merit Award – Cityscapes
AIA Los Angeles, 2021
Merit Award – Public/Open Space
Westside Urban Forum, 2021
Honor Award – Unbuilt
National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), 2019

Read more about the project at Perkins+Will