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Silver Lake Neighborhood of Los Angeles

The Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles is a diverse, eclectic and stylish community known for its artists, writers, and musicians, it's trendy shops and restaurants, its Latino and GLBT communities, its hillside staircasees, and its charming neighborhood feel. Silver Lake is located east of Griffith Park and about five miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.


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Facts About Silver Lake
STATUS: Neighborhood in the City of Los Angeles
POPULATION: Greater than 30,000
SIZE: About 2.75 square miles
POPULATION DENSITY: More than 11,000 people per square mile
REGION: Central LA
LOCATION: Central area of Los Angeles County


- The Stairways of Silver Lake
- Sunset Junction District of Silver Lake
- Lyric Hyperion Theatre and Cafe
- Silver Lake Dog Park
- Silver Lake Recreation Center

Film History of Silver Lake
Walt Disney's first movie studio was located in the Silver Lake, at the corner of Griffith Park Boulevard and Hyperion. and the studio of Tom Mix was located on Glendale Boulevard. The stairways of Silver Lake have appeared in several films, including Laurel and Hardy's "Music Box"m which featured the stairway between Descanso Drive and Vendome Street.

Silver Lake Reservoir
The Silver Lake Reservoir is a complex consisting of two reservoirs divided by a spillway. The lower lake is the largest and it is known as the Silver Lake Reservoir. The smaller upper lake is known as the Ivanhoe Reservoir. The Silver Lake Reservoir is no longer used to store drinking water. It was replace by the Headworks Reservoir because of water quality issues.
- Silver Lake's Hipster Beach Idea is No Joke
- Ivanhoe Reserved Covered in Little Plastic Balls
- LA Times: Silverlake Reservoir Temporarily Drained in 2013
- Eric Brighwell Silver Lake Reservoir Article and Photos
- Wikipedia "Silver Lake Reservoir" Article
- 13 Facts About Silver Lake Reservoir

Events in Silver Lake
- Music Box Steps Day (children's film festival)
- Sunset Junction Street Fair (1980-2010)

Organizations of Silver Lake
- Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce
- Silver Lake Improvement Association
- Silverlake Neighborhood Council
- Silver Lake Reservoirs Conservancy
- Silver Lake Residents Association
- SLNC Arts and Culture Committee

Restaurants in Silver Lake
- Alimento Restaurant (1710 Silver Lake Boulevard)
- Barbrix Restaurant (2442 Hyperion Avenue)
- Blair's Restaurant (2903 Rowena Avenue)
- Cafe Tropical and Cuban Bakery (2900 W Sunset Boulevard)
- Cliff's Edge Restaurant (3626 West Sunset Boulevard)
- Fix Burger (2520 Hyperion Avenue)
- Forage Restaurant (3823 West Sunset Boulevard)
- L and E Oyster Bar (1637 Silver Lake Boulevard)
- Lark Cake Shop (3337 West Sunset Boulevard)
- Night + Market Song (3322 Sunset Boulevard)
- Pine and Crane (1521 Griffith Park Boulevard)
- Silver Lake Ramen (2927 West Sunset Boulevard)
- Speranza Italian Restaurant (2547 Hyperion Avenue)
- Sqirl Restaurant (720 North Virgil AVenue)
- Discover LA "Best Restaurants in Silver Lake

More Silver Lake Resources

- Air BnB Silver Lake Introduction and Pictures
- Discover LA: Gay Los Angeles - Silver Lake
- Experiencing LA: Silverlake and the Music Box Steps I
- Experiencing LA: Silverlake and the Music Box Steps II
- LA Times "Silver Lake Neighborhood" Profile
- Newcomer's Guide to Silver Lake
- NFT: Silver Lake / Echo Park / Atwater
- Time Out LA City Guide: Walking Tour of Silverlake
- Wikipedia "Silver Lake Los Angeles" Article

Near Silver Lake

Communities Adjacent to Silver Lake
- Atwater Village Neighborhood of LA City | Northeast LA
- East Hollywood Neighborhood of LA City | Central LA |
- Echo Park Neighborhood of LA City | Central LA |
- Elysian Valley Neighborhood of LA City | Central LA |
- Glassell Park Neighborhood of LA City | Northeast LA |
- Griffith Park Neighborhood of LA City | Central LA |
- Koreatown Neighborhood of LA City | Central LA |
- Los Feliz Neighborhood of LA City | Central LA |
- Westlake Neighborhood of LA City | Central LA |


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