Join us for this Saturday’s Echo Park Stairway Tour

The Echo Park Historical Society’s Stairway Walking Tour on Saturday, October 12 at 10 a.m. includes the Baxter Stairs (possibly the city’s longest) as well as Fellowship Park, Red Hill, the modernist Harwell Hamilton Harris house and the restored long lost Lautner house.

This is a modestly strenuous tour that includes one long stairway and several steep hills. The tour is two hours long and shows how these forgotten stairways don’t just link the hills to the flatlands, but the past to the present.

Building interiors are not included.

Free for members, $5 for non-members. Meet at Elysian Heights Elementary School,1562 Baxter St, Los Angeles, CA 90026. (Baxter Street and Echo Park Avenue). For more information email EPHS@HistoricEchoPark.org.

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.

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.

Take the Echo Park Lake Walking Tour during the Echo Park Lotus Festival

Join us for Echo Park Lake Walking Tours during the Lotus Festival, 10 am Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 at Echo Park Lake, 751 Echo Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90026Sponsored 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 inside the Lotus Festival. To RSVP email  ephs@historicechopark.org.

Join us for the Echo Park Stairway Walking Tour on Saturday, April 13

The Echo Park Historical Society’s Stairway Walking Tour on Saturday, April 13 at 10 a.m. includes the Baxter Stairs (possibly the city’s longest) as well as Fellowship Park, Red Hill, the modernist Harwell Hamilton Harris house and the restored long lost Lautner house.

This is a modestly strenuous tour that includes one long stairway and several steep hills. The tour is two hours long and shows how these forgotten stairways don’t just link the hills to the flatlands, but the past to the present.Building interiors are not included. Free for members, $5 for non-members.

Meet at Elysian Heights Elementary School,1562 Baxter St, Los Angeles, CA 90026. (Baxter Street and Echo Park Avenue). For more information email historicechopark@gmail.com.

Echo Park Historical Society’s Stairway Walking Tour on Saturday, October 20

The Echo Park Historical Society’s Stairway Walking Tour on Saturday, October 20 at 10 a.m. includes the Baxter Stairs (possibly the city’s longest) as well as Fellowship Park, Red Hill, the modernist Harwell Hamilton Harris house and the restored long lost Lautner house.

This is a modestly strenuous tour that includes one long stairway and several steep hills. The tour is two hours long and shows how these forgotten stairways don’t just link the hills to the flatlands, but the past to the present.

Building interiors are not included.

Free for members, $5 for non-members. Meet at Elysian Heights Elementary School,1562 Baxter St, Los Angeles, CA 90026. (Baxter Street and Echo Park Avenue). For more information email historicechopark@gmail.com.

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.

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Step This Way: Take the Echo Park Stairway Tour on April 21

The Echo Park Historical Society’s Stairway Walking Tour on Saturday, April 21 at 10 am includes the Baxter Stairs (possibly the city’s longest) as well as Fellowship Park, Red Hill and the modernist Harwell Hamilton Harris house. This is a modestly strenuous tour that includes one long stairway and several steep hills.

The tour is 2 hours long and shows how these forgotten stairways don’t just link the hills to the flatlands, but the past to the present.

Building interiors are not included. Free for members, $5 for non-members. Meet at Echo Park Avenue and Baxter Street in Echo Park.

Walking Tours & Historic Photos: Join us this weekend at the 37th Annual Lotus Festival

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The Echo Park Historical Society will be at Echo Park Lake this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, July 15 & July 16, for the 37th Annual Lotus Festival.

Make sure to stop by our booth near the lotus bed to view our display of historic photos and meet fellow members. (If you would like volunteer at the booth, please contact us)

In addition to displaying historic photos at the lake, the EPHS will also be hosting walking tours during Lotus Festival Weekend:

ECHO PARK LAKE WALKING TOUR

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Lady of the Lake

TOUR SCHEDULE

Saturday, July 15 at 10 am

Saturday, July 15 at 1 pm

Sunday, July 16 at 10 am

The Echo Park Lake Walking Tour includes the origins of the Echo Park Lake, the edge of Angelino Heights, site of the American Institute of Mentalism and Angelus Temple.  We will 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 members, $5.00 for non-members. To find out where to start the tour, please RSVP to ephs@historicechopark.org.  Please include the date and time of the tour you would like to join as well as the number of people in your group.

Reserve a spot now on the Echo Park Lake Walking Tour [updated]

Echo Park Lake

The Echo Park Lake Walking Tour includes the origins of the Echo Park Lake, the edge of Angelino Heights, site of the American Institute of Mentalism and Angelus Temple.  We will 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 members, $5.00 for non-members. To find out where to start the tour, please RSVP to ephs@historicechopark.org.  Please include the date and time of the tour (schedule below) you would like to join as well as the number of people in your group.


Tour Schedule

  • Saturday, July 15 at 1 pm

  • Sunday, July 16 at 10 am (NEW)

  • Sunday, July 16 at 1 pm

 


This tour will coincide with the  37th Annual Lotus Festival at Echo Park Lake. Make sure to stop by the historical society booth near the lotus bed to view our display of historic photos and meet fellow members. (If you would like volunteer at the booth, please contact us)