Daily Archives: July 12, 2012

Echo Park building goes from bland to bold

1933 Echo Park Avenue, a two-story apartment building,  was easily one of Echo Park’s most dreary looking buildings. For many years, the windows and doorway were covered up with heavy-duty metal security bars and grates.  Then, the bars came off the widows. Now, the front of the building has recently been painted in bands of blue and orange,  giving the ... Read More »

Atwater and Echo Park post offices deliver bad news to motorists

The large parking lot that surrounds the post office serving Atwater Village might soon start to feel a bit more crowded.  The U.S. Postal Service has decided to stop leasing an adjacent parking lot that provides the majority of the spaces at the Atwater facility, known as the Griffith Post Office,  in a budget cutting move. It’s the same reason ... Read More »

News & Notes from Eagle Rock, Echo Park & Silver Lake

Whittier Boulevard Cruise Ship, East Los Angeles | Photo by Jae Bueno/Flickr L.A. violent crime is down 9% so far this year. L.A. Now I See Hawks In Echo Park. EchoElysian Forum Architect Barbara Bestor takes on a small-lot housing project in Echo Park. Curbed L.A. L.A. Unified fights court order to set aside more space for charter schools. L.A. ... Read More »