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Daily Archives: July 28, 2013

Old Echo Park bank gets a new paint job

The Bank of America branch at the corner of Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard is going from a shade of gray to a cream color. Now if they could only get rid of those big, red plastic signs, which detract from the decorative columns and ... Read More »

Echo Park hill gets its own warning sign

hill blocks view 7-7-2013 3-02-29 AM

Baxter Street west of Vestal Avenue is one of the steepest streets in the neighborhood. In fact,  early automakers would drive new models cars and trucks up the punishing stretch as part of  publicity stunts to show off their vehicles’ endurance and power. But if chugging ... Read More »