Elysian Park


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Elysian Park

Address:835 Academy Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone:213-485-5054
Fax:323-221-4695
Web: www.laparks.org
Size: 585 acres.
Location:North Broadway, Park Drive, Riverside Drive, Valley View, and Casanova streets.
Facilities:Picnic areas, trails, arboretum, playground, sports areas.
Activities:Hiking, jogging, horseshoes, tennis, baseball, basketball.
Special Features:In 1769 Spanish explorers entered Los Angeles for the first time by crossing the bluff in Elysian Park overhanging the Los Angeles River, about where the Broadway Bridge is today.

See other parks in California.
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Eldridge Industries led the round with participation from Elysian Park Ventures, the private investment arm of the Los Angeles Dodgers' ownership group.
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Just off Avon Park Terrace, walking over a big hill in Elysian Park, I see Abe Vigoda through branches and dust haze, crouched beside a mustard plant.
Now, some 250 6-foot, 4-inch fiberglass angel sculptures designed by artist Tony Sheets and decorated by local and international fine artists, designers, commercial artists and school kids, are populating some of Los Angeles' high-traffic centers, like Elysian Park, Old Town Pasadena and sections of Wilshire Boulevard, with the largest clusters of angels concentrated downtown.
The Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park has sponsored three plantings of jacarandas over the years.
The hypothetical-earthquake exercise, planned long before January's disaster, addressed a shock occurring on the Elysian Park fault, a fracture that produced a magnitude 5.
In Elysian Park you will find Chavez Ravine Arboretum, featuring exotic trees from around the world, and adjacent to the park is Dodger Stadium.
Cartifact and Cooper Ecological hope to develop similar map-based websites and management plans for other Los Angeles area parks, including Elysian Park, Debs Park, Hansen Dam, and Harbor Park.
9 temblor broke one of these buried fractures, the Elysian Park fault, in the city of Whittier, only a few miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Both rides start and finish at the Los Angeles Police Academy in Elysian Park.
Fire was set: Investigators say a three-acre wildfire that broke out late Saturday night and was extinquished early Sunday morning in Elysian Park was intentionally set, a Fire Department spokesman said.