Archive for Highland Park

The Ziegler Estate and Casa de Adobe

Feb 28, 2011 by Lisa Newton

Okay, you’ve reached the pinnacle of the Glenmary Stairs.
After turning left let’s see what’s we’ll see next.
First you’ll pass by some “normal” apartment buildings. They were built on the high hill top, with street parking [...]

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Newest Public Mural on Figueroa Street in Highland Park

Feb 27, 2011 by Lisa Newton

Located right across the street from Sycamore Grove Park in Highland Park is the Historic Glen-Mary Archway.
The original archway, built around 1903 as a waiting station–the Glen-Mary/Sycamore Grove stop for the red car for the [...]

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Walking Across the Arroyo Seco

Feb 24, 2011 by Lisa Newton

Yesterday, Travelin’ Local’s story mentioned the walking bridge that connects Sycamore Grove Park with the Ernest E. Debs Regional Park.
Connected by an unassuming bridge, it’s also the gateway to the 282 acres of open [...]

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Los Angeles’ Toughest Workout – Eldred Street & its Stairs

Feb 21, 2011 by Lisa Newton

If you’re seriously looking for both a difficult and unique exercise workout then make hay and head over to Highland Park’s, Eldred Street.
Touted as being Los Angeles’ second steepest street (the highest honors go [...]

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