Torrance, CA 90504
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Columbia Park is the largest park in Torrance at 52 acres and is located at 4045 190th
Street; officially named in 1938 after the Columbia Broadcasting Company, due to the KNX radio tower on the property. The City of Torrance acquired the property in parcels between 1966 starting with 17 acres and acquiring remaining 35 acres by 1978.
Columbia Park has a community garden The program began with 52 garden plots on one acre
in January of 1975 and has grown to 125 plots (each encompassing a 20 x 20 foot space)where reside nts are able to grow edible and decorative plants. The park has four lighted soccer fields which are used by AYSO and a youth baseball field North Torrance Little League. There is an exercise path that meanders through the park; the full loop is 1.33 mil es. Additionally there are
Bocce Ball Courts, a lighted softball field with concessions stand, children's play equipment, a sand volleyball court, an amphitheater with a small stage, horseshoe courts, an open grass area, barbeques, a gazebo, and restrooms.
This park also boasts a sculpture titled 'Fujimahara,' which was installed in 1983, a 1955 Mack Ladder Fire Engine Truck (refurbished 1990), and a cherry tree
grove containing 110 trees that were planted between 2001 and 2009.
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