Love Echo Park history? Join us Sunday at the Echo Park Lotus Festival!

The Echo Park Historical Society will be back at Echo Park Lake on Sunday, July 14 for Day 2 of the 39th Annual Lotus Festival.

Look for our booth filled with historical photo displays just north of the lotus bed (near Glendale Boulevard and Park Avenue).

Come meet fellow members and your Echo Park neighbors. We will be there from 11 am to 5 pm.

Echo Park Lake Walking Tour

In addition to our booth, EPHS member Dave Ptach will lead an Echo Park Lake Walking Tour on Sunday, July 14. The tour begins at 10 am and leaves from our booth.

The tour includes a discussion of the origins of Echo Park Lake, a tour of the edge of Angeleno Heights, the site of the American Institute of Mentalism and Angelus Temple. We also talk about the renovations of Echo Park Lake.

This is a slightly strenuous tour with three Echo Park staircases. Building interiors are not included. (Bring a hat, water and sunscreen — it’s going to be hot!)

Free for EPHS members and $5.00 for non-members, the walking tours begin at the Echo Park Historical Society booth located inside the Lotus Festival. To RSVP email  ephs@historicechopark.org.

We are looking for a few good volunteers at the Echo Park history booth

 

 

Our booth will be filled with historic photos of Echo Park

The Lotus Festival returns to Echo Park Lake this month, and the Echo Park Historical Society will be there with a display of historic photos. Please be sure to stop by. But, better yet, please help us staff our booth, which has traditionally offered a front row seat to the blooming lotus bed.

We are seeking volunteers who can donate two or three hours of their time during on either Saturday or Sunday, July 13 & 14 .

If you can help, please send an email to ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org. Let us know what times and dates you are available.

Join the Echo Park Lake Walking Tour during this weekend’s Echo Park Lotus Festival

 

Join us for Echo Park Lake Walking Tours during the Lotus Festival on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 at Echo Park Lake. Tours begin at 10 am on both days.

Sponsored by the Echo Park Historical Society, the tour includes a discussion of the origins of Echo Park Lake, a tour of the edge of Angeleno Heights, the site of the American Institute of Mentalism and Angelus Temple. We also talk about the renovations of Echo Park Lake.

This is a slightly strenuous tour with three Echo Park staircases. Building interiors are not included.

Free for EPHS members and $5.00 for non-members, the walking tours begin at the Echo Park Historical Society booth located inside the Lotus Festival. To RSVP email  ephs@historicechopark.org.

Love Echo Park history? Then volunteer at the Echo Park history booth during the Lotus Festival

Lady of the Lake

The Lotus Festival returns to Echo Park Lake this month, and the Echo Park Historical Society will be there with a display of historic photos. Please be sure to stop by. But, better yet, please help us staff our booth, which has traditionally offered a front row seat to the blooming lotus bed.

We are seeking volunteers who can donate two or three hours of their time during on either Saturday or Sunday, July 13 & 14 .

If you can help, please send an email to ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org. Let us know what times and dates you are available.

Meeting Reminder: Find out how the Mills Act may save you money on your historic property

The Echo Park Historical Society will present a brief introduction to the Mills Act program for owners of historically significant properties during our quarterly meeting on April 24.

A representative from the Los Angeles County Assessor’s office will provide an overview on how the program works. The Mills Act is the single most important economic incentive program in California for the restoration and preservation of qualified historic buildings by private property owners.

Learn more about the Mills Act during the Echo Park Historical Society’s quarterly meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 24 at Echo Park Branch Library, 1410 W. Temple St.

For more information contact us at ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org

Mills Act 2019–Echo Park Historical Society

Own a historic property? Learn how the Mills Act may save you money

The Echo Park Historical Society will present a brief introduction to the Mills Act program for owners of historically significant properties during our quarterly meeting on April 24.

A representative from the Los Angeles County Assessor’s office will provide an overview on how the program works. The Mills Act is the single most important economic incentive program in California for the restoration and preservation of qualified historic buildings by private property owners.

Learn more about the Mills Act during the Echo Park Historical Society’s quarterly meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 24 at Echo Park Branch Library, 1410 W. Temple St.

For more information contact us at ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org

Mills Act 2019–Echo Park Historical Society

Come watch “Wonder Woman” with us at Echo Park Lake

ECHO PARK – Free movies at the Lake continue as we gear up for the next screening on Saturday, August 11: Wonder Woman directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine.

The movie begins at 8 pm near the northwest corner of the lake by Glendale Boulevard and Park Avenue.

This theme of this year’s Echo Park Film Series  is ‘heroines and female role models.’ Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner and join us!

Join us for this weekend’s Echo Park Lotus Festival — Walking Tours & Historic Photo Display

Join us for Echo Park Lake Walking Tours during the Lotus Festival, Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15 at Echo Park Lake.

Walking tours are scheduled for 1 pm on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15. Sponsored by the Echo Park Historical Society, the tour includes a discussion of the origins of Echo Park Lake, a tour of the edge of Angeleno Heights, the site of the American Institute of Mentalism and Angelus Temple. We also talk about the recent renovations of Echo Park Lake.

This is a slightly strenuous tour with three Echo Park staircases. Building interiors are not included. Free for EPHS members and $5.00 for non-members, the walking tours begin at the Echo Park Historical Society booth located in front of the lotus bed near Glendale Boulevard and Montrose Street. To RSVP email  ephs@historicechopark.org. Please include the number of people in your reservation.

Find out more about the Lady of the Lake

Discover neighborhood history on the Echo Park Lake Walking Tour

Join us for Echo Park Lake Walking Tours during the Lotus Festival, Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15 at Echo Park Lake.

Walking tours are scheduled for 1 pm on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15. Sponsored by the Echo Park Historical Society, the tour includes a discussion of the origins of Echo Park Lake, a tour of the edge of Angeleno Heights, the site of the American Institute of Mentalism and Angelus Temple. We also talk about the recent renovations of Echo Park Lake.

This is a slightly strenuous tour with three Echo Park staircases. Building interiors are not included. Free for EPHS members and $5.00 for non-members, the walking tours begin at the Echo Park Historical Society booth located in front of the lotus bed near Glendale Boulevard and Montrose Street. To RSVP email  ephs@historicechopark.org. Please include the number of people in your reservation.

Find out more about the Lady of the Lake

Help us promote Echo Park history at this weekend’s Lotus Festival

The Lotus Festival returns to Echo Park Lake this month, and the Echo Park Historical Society will be there with a display of historic photos. Please be sure to stop by. But, better yet, please help us staff our booth, which has traditionally offered a front row seat to the blooming lotus bed.

We are seeking volunteers who can donate two or three hours of their time during on either Saturday or Sunday, July 14 & 15.Shifts  run from 9 am to 6 pm on Saturday and from 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday.

If you can help, please send an email to ephs@HistoricEchoPark.org. Let us know what times and dates you are available.