Echo Park is another urban oasis of wooded hillsides and historic neighorhoods such as Angelino Heights, Elysian Heights and Washington Heights. It’s also the home to beautiful Elysian Park, the city’s 2nd largest park (and where you’ll find Dodger Stadium).
Echo Park has long nurtured the creative spirit and it’s historic past echos in the present. Here in this wonderful old community you’ll find older style single family homes and cottages. In recent years there has been a concentrated effort to modernize and renovate the beautiful old buildings, including many of the older style homes.
Many of the residents are 2nd and 3rd generation inhabitants who are proud of their city’s history. The neighborhood has moved into the new century with many renovation projects, renewal programs and a general face lift to give some new life into an older and wonderful neighborhood that all of Los Angeles is proud of.
Being more than a century old, Echo Park is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Because of its age, Historic Echo Park has a very large concentration of historical, cultural and architectural landmarks. Many have been officially recognized as historic monuments by the city, state, or federal agencies.