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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 ... Read More »

Dig or Drain? Silver Lake council supports looking into draining reservoir to complete pipeline project*

Will the DWP dig up more than a mile of West Silver Lake Drive to install a new water pipeline or will it drain the 800-million Silver Lake Reservoir for 18 months to complete the same project? On Wednesday night, the governing board of the Silver ... 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 ... 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. ... Read More »