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Echo Park, Los Angeles
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Echo Park is a densely populated neighborhood of 43,000+ residents in Central Los Angeles. It has one high school and eight other schools. It has been home to many notable people and is centered on the lake of the same name.GeographyLocationEcho Park is flanked by Elysian Valley to the north and northeast, Elysian Park to the east, Chinatown and Downtown to the southeast, Westlake to the southwest and west, and Silver Lake to the northwest.Boundaries are the Golden State Freeway–Glendale Freeway interchange at the north apex, Riverside Drive on the northeast, Elysian Park on the east, Stadium Way and Beaudry Avenue on the southeast, the south apex being Beaudry Avenue and West Second Street and the west limit being an irregular line consisting of Second Street and Beverly Blvd, then moving upward north along Benton Way and the Glendale Freeway.DistrictsWithin Echo Park are the following:Angelino HeightsAngelino Heights is most notable for its Victorian era residences, although these are few in number. It lies at an elevation of 502 feet (153 meters).Elysian HeightsSince the teens, Elysian Heights, along with Edendale, has been home to many of the counter-culture, political radicals, artists, writers, architects and filmmakers. The children of many progressives attended school there during the 1930s, '40s and '50s.
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  • If you go on Echo avenue, trendy catch up with a beautiful artificial lake in Echo Park. It is inhabited and various kinds of ducks and geese, and swans. Beautiful palm trees that line the Lake, walkways allow you to actively relax. In the middle of the Lake and fountain krasivyc fonrm to him Los Angeles Downtown. Beautiful angle for romantic images not found!
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  • It is a nice place to run or walk and do some exercise, this good because you can park all around
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  • Great little city park surrounding excellent lake. Some nice shady areas to sit and relax, eat your lunch, people watch. Many people use the path for jogging. Even though you're surrounded by cars dri...  more »