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Why I Love Echo Park Lake

From Summer 2011 to Spring 2013, it remained closed off to the public. Alas, on Saturday June 15th, fences came down on the Lake from which Echo Park derives its name.  LA Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti, CD13 incumbent Mitch O’Farrell, Councilman Tom LaBonge, and heck — American Apparel and PETA — were among the throng of […]

ModOp Design Transforms Echo Park Home

The Echo Park urban landscape, courtesy of Greg Steinberg and Alexandra Becket of ModOp Design, welcomes a new addition tomorrow: 2220 Reservoir Street.  After several home restorations in Silver Lake and Highland Park, the married duo took on a project in Echo Park, a neglected, stuccoed 1922 duplex north of Sunset Blvd. and west of Alvarado. […]