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Echo Park the best place to live

Echo Park the best place to live

Los Angeles-Echo Park, an area traditionally occupied by Latinos and is now changing its image with modern apartments for executives, has been named as one of the “Best Neighborhood” in… Read more »

HISTORIC ECHO PARK GUIDE

HISTORIC ECHO PARK GUIDE

An urban oasis: Echo Lake Park is a true symbol Angelino. His image has been captured in photographs, films, murals and even promotional postcards that were sent from one side… Read more »

Vero Beach, Florida

Vero Beach, Florida

Vero Beach is the largest municipality with a population of over 18,000 and a council-manager form of government. Incorporated in 1910, Vero Beach was a rail stop along the Florida… Read more »

Glen Echo Park

Glen Echo Park

Begun in 1891 as an idealistic attempt to create a National Chautauqua Assembly “to promote liberal and practical education,” the park became instead the area’s premier amusement park from 1898-1968…. Read more »

The attractive and marvelous  Echo Park of Los Angeles

The attractive and marvelous Echo Park of Los Angeles

Echo Park is a neighborhood in Los Angeles northwest of downtown. According to the website “Historic Echo Park” the neighborhood has no official boundaries or borders. Generally, it is east… Read more »

ECHO PARK: A “green heart” for the Gasometer City

ECHO PARK: A “green heart” for the Gasometer City

The Stadtoase in the middle of the historic towers of the Vienna gasometers: By ECHO PARK, named in reference to the successful film by Robert Dornhelm, the Gasometer City gets… Read more »

Echo Park & Silver Lake get a gang injunction

Echo Park & Silver Lake get a gang injunction

A Los Angeles judge on Tuesday approved a preliminary gang injunction against the Temple Street gang, which claims the southern edge of Silver Lake and Echo Park. Nearly 40 gang… Read more »

LAistory: Griffith Park

LAistory: Griffith Park

It all started with the ostriches. Well, not really, but don’t you think it should have? In fact, Griffith Park started with a curse. When the original owner of Griffith… Read more »

CurbedWire: Echo Park Ugly, Echo Park Sweet

CurbedWire: Echo Park Ugly, Echo Park Sweet

ECHO PARK: Not sure when it happened, but some bonehead assaulted the crap–with a purple weapon—out of that under construction five-unit apartment project at 1478 West Sunset Boulevard. Local firm… Read more »

Settlement Reached in Echo Park 9A Case

Settlement Reached in Echo Park 9A Case

Citing the Echo Park Historical Society e-newsletter, Echo Park blogger Jenny Burman says that the long battle over site 9A is over. Well, at least the part about the Los… Read more »

Echo Park Historic Heart

Echo Park Historic Heart

Echo Park didn’t start out as a man-made lake. Instead, its earliest use by the city was as a reservoir, storing water in a section sometimes known as the city’s… Read more »

Echo Park Animal Alliance

Echo Park Animal Alliance

The Echo Park Animal Alliance is a 501(c)(3) animal welfare organization. Our mission is to promote responsible care of companion animals within the Echo Park community through advocacy, assistance and… Read more »

Elysian Valley United

Elysian Valley United

This December, Elysian Valley United will begin organizing our new Food and Clothing Bank, which will operate out of the EVU Community Services Center, located at 2812 Newell Street in… Read more »

Franklin Hills area of Los Angeles

Franklin Hills area of Los Angeles

FRANKLIN HILLS is a lovely, historic neighborhood in the midst of the bustling metropolis of Los Angeles. The distinctive Shakespeare Bridge, completed in 1926, led the way for development of… Read more »

Harry Bosch the echo park

Harry Bosch the echo park

ECHO PARK features the return of Harry Bosch, and fans of the Bosch series will not be disappointed. Bosch is working in the open-unsolved unit of the LAPD and he… Read more »

Echo Park

Echo Park

Echo Park is a neighborhood in Los Angeles northwest of downtown. According to the website “Historic Echo Park” the neighborhood has no official boundaries or borders. Generally, it is east… Read more »

Tips for tourist

Tips for tourist

This is a self-guided tour. You will need your own vehicle. You will be able to pick up your tickets, maps and directions at the Home Tour Headquarters beginning at 11 AM and… Read more »

Love found in the restroom of Little Joy.

Love found in the restroom of Little Joy.

Two struggling artist, holed-up in a rustic cabin high in the Echo Park hills, have found love, now will they be able to afford health insurance? Now we are really… Read more »

Important Meeting regarding Barlow Hospital

Important Meeting regarding Barlow Hospital

The next Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park meeting on Wednesday, June 7 will focus on the future of Barlow Respiratory Hospital located within Elysian Park. Attorney Phyl Van Ammers… Read more »

California’s seismic codes will force the brick

California’s seismic codes will force the brick

Well it seems that the deep-rooted Barlow Hospital is up for sale. California’s seismic codes will force the brick and mortar main hospital building to shutter its door come 2013…. Read more »

Barlow Hospital is up for sale

Barlow Hospital is up for sale

Well it seems that the deep-rooted Barlow Hospital is up for sale. California’s seismic codes will force the brick and mortar main hospital building to shutter its door come 2013…. Read more »

Matt Welch continues his queries regarding

Matt Welch continues his queries regarding

Matt Welch continues his queries regarding the 9A Site, this time he asks the LA Times why the paper hasn’t been reporting on LAUSD land grabs throughout LA. After a… Read more »

A Los Angeles Story reveals

A Los Angeles Story reveals

Now we are really back… Premiering on PBS June 8th, Chavez Ravine: A Los Angeles Story reveals the saga of the lost communities of La Loma, Palo Verde and Bishop,… Read more »

Echo Park locals in the press

Echo Park locals in the press

Illustrator Chandler Wood’s fine work shows up again on the LA Weekly cover while Barbara Bestor’s Silver Lake architecture office cum canvas/billboard is in the LA Times. In today’s New… Read more »

San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood

San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood

The New York Post describes San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood as a cross between Echo Park and Brooklyn’s Park Slope while Hipsters Send Times Into Tizzies, and Gary Leonard loses… Read more »

Angeleno Heights resident Tim Choate

Angeleno Heights resident Tim Choate

Angeleno Heights resident Tim Choate was killed in a motorcycle accident last week. Tim, an actor, leaves behind his wife, Madalyne, and son, Flynn. His friends and family have set… Read more »

Great news from the Echo Park

Great news from the Echo Park

With the loss of so many neighborhood homes to unkind remuddles or outright demolition it is nice to get this great news from the Echo Park Historical Society: Bungalow Rescue… Read more »

A leading high-quality childcare center

A leading high-quality childcare center

Playgroup, a leading high-quality childcare center with 33 years of service, is in danger of shutting its doors to low-income families in Echo Park. To raise money, on February 19th,… Read more »

We may own these homes, but we think they belong to the people of Los Angeles

We may own these homes, but we think they belong to the people of Los Angeles

The New York Times visits Angeleno Heights and finds Murray Burns peering out his front window: It was a sunny March morning, and a white rental sedan was parked in… Read more »

Echo Park Duo Uncovers Success Story

Echo Park Duo Uncovers Success Story

This must be a first. The LA Times Real Estate section listed Grace E. Simons former home in the Hot Property section. In the Downtown News: The Ugly Truth, Echo… Read more »

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