VERNON, CALIF. – The City of Vernon has broken ground on Vernon Village Park, its first-ever private development. The 45-unit affordable housing project is located at 4675 E. 52nd Drive, just 5 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles. The $12.8-million, garden-style development is scheduled for completion in summer 2015. It is being built to LEED-Silver specifications. Vernon Village Park will include a community room with a kitchen, a computer room, meeting room, common laundry facility, a courtyard and barbecue area, children’s play area and edible community gardens…..