Hacienda Heights Community and Recreation Center


Owner : County of Los Angeles
Contact : David Sakaguchi | dsakaguchi@dlrgroup.com | (310) 828-0040
Year Project Started : 2010
Year Project Constructed : On-Going
Project Cost : $21.2 M
Contract Amount : $71,130.00
Address : 1234 Valencia Avenue, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
Client : DLR Group
3130 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor, Santa Monica, CA 91745

Project Description:

The County of Los Angeles entered into a ground lease agreement with the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District to develop this 21,000 square foot facility located at a former school site of the district, The Hacienda Heights Community and Recreation Center. The facility will house a multi-purpose room with a stage that will accommodate performance style seating for up to 539 people. This large multi-purpose room can also accommodate banquet style seating for up to 400 people. In addition, it will also include a small multi-use room, an arts and crafts room, computer room, and catering kitchen. The site will also include recreational park amenities such as walking trails, fitness stations, BBQ areas, picnic tables, and lawn areas for outdoor gatherings and activities. The construction cost is estimated at approximately $21 Million.

VCA’s Role:

VCA provided civil engineering services for the on-site and offsite improvements. The onsite improvement includes the following: design paving, grading (ADA compliant) and drainage for the site including all outdoor paved areas, including the new parking lot. Design site storm water management using site sustainable design methods and Standards for Urban Storm Water Mitigation Plan (SUSMP), design new site utilities (potable, irrigation and fire water, and sanitary sewer) from new building to main points of connection at the street. The offsite improvement includes the design and widening of sidewalks, ADA curb cut and drainage along the affected streets, street trees, driveways, street lights, fire hydrants, curb and gutters, sidewalks and underground storm drains and utilities. In addition VCA provided SWPPP and Erosion Control Plans.

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