Archives for: Art

826LA, The Time Travel Mart: Empowering Echo Park’s Youth

You may know it as the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, but it’s only a ploy to get you beyond the imaginative store front.  826LA East, brainchild of 826 Valencia — the San Francisco Mission District non-profit organization founded by writer Dave Eggers (memoir: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius; screenplays: Away We Go, Where […]

Opening Ceremony for Rockwood-Colton, Echo Park’s New Eco Green Space

A small crowd of neighbors, civic leaders, park engineers, and children gathered this past Saturday to welcome Echo Park’s latest greenery in the urban landscape: Rockwood-Colton Park, which Eric Garcetti appropriately called a “green necklace in the middle of Los Angeles” during the noon ribbon-cutting ceremony. With Vista Hermosa Park, the Echo Park Pool, and […]

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. […]