Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
 
 
 
 
 
 
16 entries match your criteria.  

 
 

Historical Markers and War Memorials in Echo Park, California

 
Clickable Map of Los Angeles County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Los Angeles County, CA (1290) Kern County, CA (315) Orange County, CA (397) San Bernardino County, CA (299) Ventura County, CA (151)  LosAngelesCounty(1290) Los Angeles County (1290)  KernCounty(315) Kern County (315)  OrangeCounty(397) Orange County (397)  SanBernardinoCounty(299) San Bernardino County (299)  VenturaCounty(151) Ventura County (151)
Los Angeles is the county seat for Los Angeles County
Angelino Heights is in Los Angeles County
      Los Angeles County (1290)  
ADJACENT TO LOS ANGELES COUNTY
      Kern County (315)  
      Orange County (397)  
      San Bernardino County (299)  
      Ventura County (151)  
 
Touch name on this list to highlight map location.
Touch blue arrow, or on map, to go there.
1California, Los Angeles County, Angelino Heights, Echo Park — 51 — Carroll Avenue1300 Block
On Carroll Avenue east of Douglas Street, on the right when traveling east.
A street of houses designed in the Eastlake and Queen Anne styles of the late 19th century, exhibiting the finest collection of Victorian domestic architecture remaining in Los Angeles. From their vantage point on Angelino Heights, these houses have . . . Map (db m167925) HM
2California, Los Angeles County, Echo Park — 836 — Aimee Semple McPhersonThe Lotus of Echo Park Lake — An Icon Blooms —
Near Glendale Boulevard at Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944) founded the international Church of the Foursquare Gospel and was a well-known figure in Los Angeles. After her founding of the Angelus Temple in 1923, the population of the Echo Park neighborhood greatly . . . Map (db m122445) HM
3California, Los Angeles County, Echo Park — 652 — Jensen’s Recreation CenterAnd Rooftop Sign
On Sunset Boulevard at Logan Street, on the right when traveling east on Sunset Boulevard.
Jensen Recreation Center, Historic Cultural Monument No. 652, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m188577) HM
4California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — 504 — Barlow Sanitorium
On Stadium Way, 0.8 miles north of California Route 110, on the right when traveling north.
Barlow Sanitorium, Cultural Heritage Board Monument No. 504, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m187876) HM
5California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — Dodger Stadium
Near Vin Scully Avenue.
The only Major League Baseball stadium since 1923 to be conceived, constructed and financed by private proprietorship. Ground breaking September 17, 1959. Opening game April 10, 1962. Dedicated April 12, 1962 to the enjoyment of the loyal . . . Map (db m186767) HM
6California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — 822 — First Jewish Site in Los Angeles
On Lilac Terrace west of Lookout Drive, on the left when traveling west.
The Hebrew Benevolent Society of Los Angeles (1854), first charitable organization in the city, acquired this site from the city council by deed of April 9, 1855. This purchase of a sacred burial ground represented the first organized community . . . Map (db m122688) HM
Paid Advertisement
7California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — Jackie RobinsonJanuary 31, 1919 - October 24, 1972
On Vin Scully Avenue.
On April 15, 1947, at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, N.Y., Jack Roosevelt Robinson, at the age of 28, became the first African-American in the 20th century to play for a Major League Baseball team. A dynamic player who appeared in six World Series . . . Map (db m186835) HM
8California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — Los DesterradosChavez Ravine
On Academy Road, 0.5 miles west of California Route 110, on the right when traveling west.
Louis H. Santillan, "Lou", founder & president of Los Desterrados (The Uprooted), former residents of Chavez Ravine, July 19, 1979. (PVLBCHA) Palo Verde, Loma, Bishop Cultural Historical Association.Map (db m188915) HM
9California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — 256 — Mack Sennett StudiosThis is the Birthplace of Motion Picture Comedy
On Glendale Boulevard at Effie Street, on the right when traveling north on Glendale Boulevard.
This is the birthplace of motion picture comedy. Here the genius of Mack Sennett took root and grew to laughter heard around the world. Here movie history was made. Here stars were born. Here reigned, and still reigns “The King of Comedy” Mack . . . Map (db m120327) HM
10California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — 972 — Naval and Marine Corps Reserve CenterLos Angeles
On Stadium Way west of California Route 110, on the right when traveling west.
Designed as the largest enclosed structure without columns in the world by noted California architects Robert Clements & Associates, this Art Deco building, constructed between 1938 and 1941 by the WPA, is the largest and second-oldest Navy Reserve . . . Map (db m147662) HM
11California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — 605 — Old Fire Station Number 6
On Edgeware Road at Boston Street, on the left when traveling east on Edgeware Road.
Mediterranean style. Architect - Los Angeles City Construction Department. Built 1929. Declared 1994, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 605, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.Map (db m185974) HM
12California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — Tommy Lasorda
Near Vin Scully Avenue.
Thomas Charles Lasorda, Los Angeles, N.L., 1977-1996. One of baseball's most engaging personalities and a great ambassador for his sport. Managed Dodgers with an impenetrable passion, claiming to "bleed Dodger blue.” In his 47th . . . Map (db m186815) HM
13California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — 216 — Victorian Residence
On Douglas Street south of Edgeware Road, on the right when traveling south.
Eastlake style. Built 1887. Declared 1979, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 216, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.Map (db m185719) HM
Paid Advertisement
14California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — 221 — Victorian Residence
On Kellam Avenue at Douglas Street, on the left when traveling east on Kellam Avenue.
Eastlake style. Built 1887. Historic-Cultural Monument No. 221, declared - June 6, 1979, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.Map (db m186852) HM
15California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — Vin ScullyNovember 29, 1927 — to August 2, 2022 —
Near Vin Scully Avenue.
The voice of the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers for a MLB-record 67 seasons from 1950 to 2016, inviting generations of fans to "pull up a chair" and listen to vivid play-by-play descriptions mixed with colorful stories. Scully's "It's Time for . . . Map (db m186843) HM
16California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Echo Park — World Trade Center Monument
On Stadium Way west of California Route 110, on the right when traveling west.
This monument that now stands in front of you is a tribute to the Firefighters who lost their lives at the World Trade Center, on September 11, 2001. This monument once stood as a major portion of the vertical structural support for the center's . . . Map (db m147659) HM WM
 
 
CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements
 
 

Feb. 2, 2023