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Sad Stories: MacArthur Park Lake's Full 125-Year History of Drownings

Image via LSchinto / Curbed LA flickr pool MacArthur Park Lake, like the pre-makeover Echo Park Lake, has a reputation as a place where the bodies are dumped. But looking back on 125 years of history at the lake...

Thrashitechture: Closed Echo Park Swimming Pool Being Turned Into Skate Park

Image via Google In car-crazed 1958 Los Angeles, it didn't seem like such a bad idea to build a public pool just feet from the 101 Freeway. For decades, swimmers at the Echo Park Shallow Pool put up with...

Echo Park Could Be Getting A New Skatepark

The Department of Recreation and Parks wants to turn an unused pool into a skatepark. [ more › ]

GentrificationWatch: Echo Park Developer Shares Secrets on How to Gentrify Apartments for Millennials

Image via Sterling Davis / Curbed LA flickr pool There's definitely a pattern to the kind of rapid transformation that's happened over the past few years in hot Los Angeles neighborhoods like Echo Park and Highland Park—neighborhoods that became...

Relive Echo Park Lake's History With These Old School Photos

  Go back in time with us and see the lake before Square One, yoga moms and all that jazz. [ more › ]

L.A. Walks: Trek a ghost route left by the long-gone Red Car trolley line in Silver Lake

Mere blocks from the busy streets and freeways dividing Silver Lake from Echo Park and Atwater Village is a wide, bucolic green space: all that's left of the Red Car electric trolley line that once ran from downtown Los Angeles through Edendale and to Glendale and beyond. The trolley's tracks and...

DevelopmentWatch: Temple Street in Echo Park Getting 55 New Apartments and Retail

Image via CORBeL Architects The section of Temple Street that runs through Historic Filipinotown and the southern part of Echo Park has been seeing a steady stream of new developments; with the part of Echo Park that's north of...

What's on Today: Sausage Fest, Ultimate Broadway and Echo Park After Party

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist's picks. [ more › ]

Photos: Echo Park's New Arcade Bar Features Starry Kitchen's Food

  We got a sneak peek at the delicious food you'll be munching on between high scores at Button Mash, Echo Park's new arcade bar. [ more › ]

Get Down On Your Knees & Worship At The Alter Of The Ostrich Farm Cheese Plate

  The Ostrich Farm is one of the small, unassuming gems of Sunset Boulevard. Just opened late last year by husband and wife team Jaime Turrey and Brooke Fruchtman, the Echo Park spot offers a small menu packed with flavor, and an intimate space filled with friendly waitstaff and fellow diners. Show More Summary

David's House of Curiosities — House Tour

Pin it Name: David Location: Echo Park/Angelino Heights; Los Angeles, California Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 3 years; Rented On a street filled with beautiful old homes, David has filled one unit of a beautiful old fourplex with every trinket, memento, and piece of quirky art that can fit under one roof. Show More Summary

Weekendist, September 18 - 20: Les Twins, Wil Sylvince, Echo Park and Sausage Fest

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist's picks. [ more › ]

Home of the Day: Angelino Heights original retains its classic Victorian style

A steeply pitched, gabled roof and a wide front porch lend a classic look to this Victorian-style home in the Angelino Heights district of Echo Park. Built in 1901, the vintage of the home, rumored to be the work of Arthur B. Benton, is evidenced in its detailed woodwork, hardware and decorative...

7 cool spots for retail therapy and noshing in Silver Lake

One of the perks of living in Los Angeles is exploring the varying personalities of pockets like Los Feliz, Echo Park or Century City. And with those personalities come unique shopping experiences. In Silver Lake, the place to explore is Sunset Boulevard.

Leaving Records opens residency with mesmerizing new electronic tracks

The Los-Angeles based Leaving Records imprint opens a residency at Los Globos in Echo Park on Tuesday night, and as a teaser is offering four mesmerizing new instrumental tracks from its current roster here for the first time. Co-founded by musician/producer Matthew David McQueen (Matthewdavid)...

How Do You Combat Sprawl In L.A.? Recycle The City

Architect Barbara Bestor and developer Local Construct choreograph a high-density micro neighborhood in Echo Park. While the underpinnings of thoughtful urban design and digital files seem completely unrelated, architect Barbara Bestor sees a clear parallel between the two. Show More Summary

Whispers and Echoes from the Past, When Half My DNA Visited Yosemite National Park

While my "Vagabonding on Dangerous Ground" journey took me far north of my usual haunts in the Sierra Nevada, I had an unexpected encounter with Yosemite National Park while I was gone. We had a brief visit with my mom as we drove home from our long trip. Show More Summary

DevelopmentWatch: Proposed Echo Park/HiFi Motel Would Be Pretty Much on the 101 Freeway

This aerial shot shows what used to be on this site; post-fire, the place looks like this Of all the places to put a hotel in a hip, cool neighborhood like Echo Park, the curve of a freeway onramp...

Big Deals: Huge Chunk of Echo Park's Sunset and Alvarado Being Sold as Development Opportunity

Gentrification is set to make another great leap forward in Echo Park as a massive cluster of properties is being put up for sale at the heart of the neighborhood. Jones Lang LaSalle has listed a 1.14-acre parcel of...

Nats Journal: Joe Ross will move to bullpen; Tanner Roark will start again

As talk of shutdowns and innings limits echoed around Nationals Park on Tuesday afternoon, the Nationals opted against a hard shutdown for their emerging young right-hander, Joe Ross. Instead of shutting the 22-year-old down completely,...Show More Summary

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