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The Silver Lake News
Silver Lake's Most Visited Community Website

over 10 million hits!


For the next few months, I will be taking a brief hiatus from editing the SILVER LAKE NEWS to work on the completion of my upcoming book tentatively titled, "Silver Lake: Legends and Histories from Bohemian L.A." due for completion in the fall of 2014. In the interlude, please feel free to use the site to promote ANY item of interest to the community through SELF-POSTING your Community News, Classified Ads and Calendar Events! Pictured is a photo of the Evangelist "Silver Lake Reservoir c. 1927 courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine Columnist Chris Nichols who will be speaking on the subject of Bowling Architecture at the Los Feliz Library on April 17th.

'The Silver Lake News' surpassed 10 Million hits on Wednesday, April 2, 2014! A huge 'Thank You' to all our readers who have made us the 'Most Visited Community Website' in Silver Lake. Tell your friends! SELF-POSTING on 'The Silver Lake News' is free and easy-to-do! Look for the ADD icon on most of our MENU items, including 'Classified Ads', 'Community Calendar', 'Arts & Entertainment', 'Neighborly Referrals', and more.

For our readers with an appreciation for architecture, Los Angeles is a treasure trove, however due to its vast size (469 sq. miles!) it could take a lifetime to explore! The City of the Angels has over 1025 officially-designated historic-cultural monuments in addition to the many architectural wonders that have no official designation. It is my pleasure to share my personal discoveries with you, our readers on my page "Treasures of Los Angeles Architecture". Many of the images shown here are well-recognized, however, I hope that you will "find something new'" every time you return for a visit.

The Silver Lake News takes great pride in being a resource for the exploration of Los Angeles' built environment, especially SILVER LAKE. Historians, vacationers, curiosity seekers and everyday Angelinos have found THE SILVER LAKE NEWS architectural pages a great go-to guide for learning more about our architectural heritage. Want to learn more? "Silver Lake on the Map" is a virtual map giving an overview of the communities built environment complete with driving directions; the SILVER LAKE ARCHITECTURE is a showcase of Silver Lake in high resolution photos; the SILVER LAKE ARCHITECTURE tells the story of Silver Lake's built environment and "Treasures of Los Angeles Architecture" explores the City of Los Angeles in stories and pictures. For further edification, you may also want to visit my FLICKR pages for stories and high quality images. "Pictured is the Olive Motel a "seedy, flea-bag motel; immortalized in a painting by artist William Leavitt, entitled "Olive Motel”; part of an exhibition “William Leavitt: Theater Objects” at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Built in 1946, the mote's Streamline Moderne styling is evident in the rounded walls and neon signage. Located at 2751 W Sunset Blvd."

A final reminder: The"Silver Lake News" is a community-minded “newspaper" offering free advertising and promotion deemed of interest to the Silver Lake community. If you would like to add your business or community event to our pages, simple look for the “add-your-submission" icon in the upper right-hand corner of any MENU item. You will be prompted to add your information. Questions? Call the Editor, Michael Locke (323) 644-3338.

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