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Greed, Misdeeds Surround Stalled Echo Park Project

330 N. Union Avenue (also 1700 W. Temple Street) I remember the mid-1980s when this V-shaped strip of Echo Park real estate housed cute Victorian and Craftsman bungalows.  No longer.  The homes have long been bulldozed and verdant greenery grows alongside rebar on the vacant lot.  Today, its makeshift boarded walls are littered with movie […]

A Pocket Park Within Echo Park

Echo Park welcomes a new community pocket park, Rockwood Park, a triangular half acre sited north of Beverly Blvd., west of Glendale, which now houses playground swings, benches, climbers, tables, and slides — oh, my! — for the athletic, high-energy Eastsider tyke.  A water fountain,  swishy floors, and solar-paneled lampposts complete the outdoor playground.  A […]