Tuesday, April 25, 2006

upcoming architecture events: echo park walking tour

my evil overlords at curbed LA have a strict no-event posting policy, so I will use this blog as my dumping ground for interesting events I hear about thru curbed. first up, a walking tour by the echo park historical society in may:

Echo Park Lake Walking Tour

Explores Historic Heart of the Neighborhood

Saturday, May 13

Echo Park’s most prominent historic landmarks will be featured during a walking tour of Echo Park Lake and the adjoining neighborhood on Saturday, May 13th. The tour begins at 10 AM.

The 1-1/2 hour tour organized by the Echo Park Historical Society will include the colorful histories of prominent neighborhood buildings and institutions that have been recognized by local and national agencies as historic and cultural treasures. The outdoor tour features Angelus Temple, Jensen’s Recreation Center and the restored “Lady of the Lake” statue.

The tours leave from the Echo Park Boathouse, 751 Echo Park Ave. The tour group is limited to 20 people. A $5 donation is requested for adults. There is no charge for children under 12 or historical society members.

For tour information and reservations please call (323) 860-8874 or visit the historic society’s web site at www.HistoricEchoPark.org.


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