Echo Park Lake Walking Tour — Feb. 16


The Echo Park Lake Walking Tour originally scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9 has been postponed one week to Feb. 16. The tour starts at 10 am and will include some of the neighborhood’s most prominent landmarks, such as Jensen’s Recreation Center, Angelus Temple and, of course, the lake. The tour takes about two hours to complete and includes several stairways. Building interiors are not included. Reservations required. The tours are free for EPHS members; we ask a $5 donation of all others. Please see the Walking Tour section http://www.historicechopark.org/ for details.

Echo Park Lake Walking Tour – Dec. 22



The Echo Park Lake Walking Tour on Saturday, Dec. 22 starts at 10 am and will include some of the neighborhood’s most prominent landmarks, such as Jensen’s Recreation Center, Angelus Temple and, of course, the lake. The tour takes about two hours to complete and includes several stairways. Building interiors are not included. Reservations required. The tours are free for EPHS members; we ask a $5 donation of all others. Please see the Walking Tour section http://www.historicechopark.org/ for details.

Echo Park Lake Walking Tour: Sat. Dec. 9 @ 10 AM



The Echo Park Lake tour will include some of the neighborhood’s most prominent landmarks, such as Jensen’s Recreation Center, Angelus Temple and, of course, the lake. The tour takes about two hours to complete and includes several stairways. Building interiors are not included. Reservations required. The tours are free for EPHS members; we ask a $5 donation of all others. Please see the Walking Tour section www.HistoricEchoPark.org for details.

Echo Park Lake Memories

Echo Park Lake, which has been opened to the public for more than a century, is full of history and memories. Here are a few of those memories shared by neighborhood residents and park visitors.

You may have many memories and general impressions of Echo Park Lake over the years. But we are most interested in specific moments or events (happy or sad) that you experienced first hand. These can be relatively brief; and we certainly are glad to post photos along with your comments.

Please send your Echo Park Lake memories to ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org. Your contribution should not exceed 300 words. Small photos in a jpeg format can also be posted. Only one contribution per person will be posted. Please include your full name and time period you are describing with your Echo Park Lake Memory.