Echo Park

Echo Park


Echo Park, near Downtown, is a diverse neighborhood, known for its movie studios and artist residents in the past and present, a popular movie shoot site, containing a small lotus lake, with rental paddle boating, venue for Chinese dragon-boat race in summer, celebrating the annual summer Lotus Festival by the Asian ethnicity.

Selected among top10 APA Great Neighborhoods for 2008, Echo Park has many attractions like the 600-acre Elysian Park, LAs 2nd largest park, with rock garden, picnic area and hiking trails, Angelino Heights with beautiful Victorian homes, famous Angelus Temple church and a cathedral near the park, the tallest Baxter Steps, a Cuban festival, many restaurants and art galleries.




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