Silver Lake, Los Angeles

What is Silver Lake, Los Angeles known for?


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silversun-pickups-announce-3rd-album 9598 "Silversun Pickups Announce 3rd Album" . AtlasJAMS. Retrieved October 23, 2013. Dangerbird Records was founded in and is currently located in Silver Lake. Villand, Kiino (January 2, 2010). "A Rare Bird". Style Section L.A. Archived from


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includes an adjacent city park; the Silver Lake Walking Path, which circumvents the reservoirs (2.25 miles); and the Silver Lake Meadow, modeled after N.Y.C.'s Central Park Sheep Meadow. On the northeast corner of the property is the Neighborhood Nursery School, which since 1976 has been at the corner of Tesla Avenue and East Silver Lake Boulevard. It is a parent participation cooperative preschool, affiliated with the California Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools. http

: www.neighborhoodnurseryschool.org "The Neighborhood Nursery School" . Retrieved February 25, 2013. "Parent Involvement in Child's Education". California Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools. Retrieved February 25, 2013. Population The 2000 U.S. census counted 30,972 residents in the neighborhood—an average of 11,266 people per square mile, about the same population density


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neighborhood—an average of 11,266 people per square mile, about the same population density as in the rest of the city. In 2008 the city estimated that the population had increased to 32,890. The median age for residents was 35, about average for Los Angeles, but the percentages of residents aged 19 to 49 were among the county's highest. The neighborhood was highly diverse ethnically. The breakdown was Latinos (Hispanic and Latino Americans), 41.8%; whites (Non-Hispanic Whites), 34%; Asians (Asian American), 18%; blacks (African American), 3.2%, and others, 3.1%. Mexico (26.6%) and the Philippines (15.7%) were the most common places of birth for the 41% of the residents who were born abroad, about the same rate as the city at large. The median yearly household income in 2008 dollars was $54,339, about the same as the rest of Los Angeles, but a high rate of households earned $20,000 or less per year. The average household size of 2.3 people was low for the city of Los Angeles. Renters occupied 64.3% of the housing stock, and house or apartment owners the rest. The percentages of never-married men (52.6%) and never-married women (38.6%) were among the county's highest. Both stats are likely due to the large numbers of LGBT members of the community and the large numbers of young hipsters (Hipster (contemporary subculture)). Education Thirty-six percent of the neighborhood residents aged 25 and older had earned a four-year degree by 2000, an average figure for the city. Schools The schools within Silver Lake are as follows: "Silver Lake Schools". Mapping L.A., ''Los Angeles Times''. Retrieved June 5, 2013. "Los Angeles Schools". GreatSchools.org. Retrieved June 5, 2013. * Allesandro Elementary School, public (Los Angeles Unified School District) K–5, 2210 Riverside Drive * ASA Silver Lake School, private K–10, 2772 Rowena Avenue * Ivanhoe Elementary School, public K–5, 2828 Herkimer Street * Kids' World School, private K–12, 2132 Hyperion Avenue * Micheltorena Street Elementary School, public K–6, 1511 Micheltorena Street * St. Francis of Assisi Elementary School, parochial K–8, 1550 Maltman Avenue * St. Teresa of Avila Elementary School, parochial K–8, 2215 Fargo Street Library The Silver Lake District is also served by the Silver Lake Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library. It is located in northeastern Silver Lake between the reservoir and the I-5 freeway. "Silver Lake Branch Map". Los Angeles Public Library. Retrieved June 5, 2013. Entertainment and night life thumb Sunset Junction, Los Angeles Sunset Junction (File:Sunsetjunction.jpg) Silver Lake, known as one of "the city's hippest neighborhoods", Khouri, Andrew (July 13, 2013). "In urban L.A., developers are building trendy homes on tiny lots". ''Los Angeles Times''. Retrieved July 14, 2013. has many bars, night clubs and restaurants. Since the 1990s, Silver Lake has become the center of the alternative and indie rock scene in Los Angeles. The neighborhood was home to two major street festivals each year: the Silver Lake Jubilee, "Silver Lake Jubilee". Retrieved April 22, 2011. held in May and the Sunset Junction Street Fair, held in August. The last festival was held in 2010. It was abruptly cancelled in 2011 just days before it was supposed to take place after years of neighborhood controversy. Perpetua, Matthew (August 24, 2011). "Sunset Junction Festival Officially Canceled". ''Rolling Stone''. Retrieved October 22, 2013. The Silver Lake Jubilee, a more recent addition, featured live music by local musicians, local artists and community businesses. It moved out of the neighborhood to private grounds near the Los Angeles River and changed its name as of 2013. Staff (March 1, 2013). "Music Festival Coming to Arts District". ''Los Angeles Downtown News''. Retrieved October 22, 2013. Since the indie rock music scene is particularly prominent in this neighborhood, comparisons are often drawn between Silver Lake and New York City's Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Brooklyn) district. As a result, it is sometimes referred to as the "Williamsburg of the West". JT (May 31, 2011). "Silver Lake California and Williamsburg Brooklyn: Two ends of a secret hipster worm-hole?". Flying North. Retrieved August 13, 2013. Broverman, Neal (October 8, 2009). "Dubious Claims? Silver Lake is the New Williamsburg". Curbed LA (Curbed). Retrieved August 13, 2013. thumb Silversun Pickups, musicians from Silver Lake at Coachella in 2009 (File:Silversun Pickups at Coachella 2009.jpg) Silver Lake is the setting of the song "From Silver Lake" by Jackson Browne, "From Silver Lake lyrics". MetroLyrics. Retrieved October 22, 2013. as well as the song "Sleepless in Silver Lake" by the band Les Savy Fav. "Sleepless in Silver Lake lyrics". MetroLyrics. Retrieved October 22, 2013. The band Silversun Pickups took its name from the liquor store at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Silver Lake Boulevard. Staff (March 7, 2012). "Silversun Pickups Announce 3rd Album". AtlasJAMS. Retrieved October 23, 2013. Dangerbird Records was founded in and is currently located in Silver Lake. Villand, Kiino (January 2, 2010). "A Rare Bird". Style Section L.A. Archived from the original on September 11, 2012. Retrieved October 22, 2013. Silver Lake has also been the home of independent record label Epitaph Records for many years now. "Epitaph Records: Employees". Epitaph.com. Retrieved October 22, 2013. Since 2004, Avatar Records has been headquartered in Silver Lake on Hyperion Avenue and UK indie Beggars Group moved next door to Avatar in 2011. "Contact". AvatarDigi (Avatar Records). Retrieved October 22, 2013. "Offices". Beggars Group. Retrieved October 22, 2013. Notable residents


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Politician Herman Silver '''Silver Lake''' is a residential and commercial neighborhood (Neighbourhood) in the central (Central Los Angeles) region of Los Angeles, California, built around a city reservoir which gives the district its name. The "Silver" in Silver Lake is not because of the water's color, but named for the local engineer who built the reservoir. It's known for its restaurants and clubs (nightclub), and many notable people have made their homes


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Charlie Chan movies were filmed, as well as "Hurricane" starring Dorothy Lamour and the camp classic "Johnny Guitar". (The western street from that movie remained until the mid 1980s when KCET razed the set to make way for a much-needed parking structure—but they threw a huge studio-wide party there on its final days.) The neighborhood has historically been home to movie stars, musicians, and the Hollywood elite. It boasts some of the best known residential architecture


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Charlie Chan movies were filmed, as well as "Hurricane" starring Dorothy Lamour and the camp classic "Johnny Guitar". (The western street from that movie remained until the mid 1980s when KCET razed the set to make way for a much-needed parking structure—but they threw a huge studio-wide party there on its final days.) The neighborhood has historically been home to movie stars, musicians, and the Hollywood elite. It boasts some of the best known residential architecture


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Randy Sklar , actor comedian Ryon, Ruth (January 25, 2004). "A native returns to anchor". ''Los Angeles Times''. Retrieved April 17, 2013. * Benjamin Wynn, composer music producer Staff (September 18, 2012). series "Eagle Rock and Silver Lake musical duo hit the right

note with animated series" . TheEastsiderLA.com. Retrieved July 12, 2013. * Rob Zabrecky, performer "Biography for Rob Zabrecky". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved April 1, 2011. See also External links


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Charlie Chan movies were filmed, as well as "Hurricane" starring Dorothy Lamour and the camp classic "Johnny Guitar". (The western street from that movie remained until the mid 1980s when KCET razed the set to make way for a much-needed parking structure—but they threw a huge studio-wide party there on its final days.) The neighborhood has historically been home to movie stars, musicians, and the Hollywood elite. It boasts some of the best known residential architecture


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, 2013. * Tom Mix, actor "Silver Lake Architecture". The Silver Lake News. Retrieved April 12, 2014 * Rachel McAdams, actress * Johnette Napolitano, singer


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the original on September 11, 2012. Retrieved October 22, 2013. Silver Lake has also been the home of independent record label Epitaph Records for many years now. "Epitaph Records: Employees". Epitaph.com. Retrieved October 22, 2013. Since 2004, Avatar Records has been headquartered in Silver Lake on Hyperion Avenue and UK indie Beggars Group moved next door to Avatar in 2011.

Silver Lake, Los Angeles

'''Silver Lake''' is a residential and commercial neighborhood (Neighbourhood) in the central (Central Los Angeles) region of Los Angeles, California, built around a city reservoir which gives the district its name. The "Silver" in Silver Lake is not because of the water's color, but named for the local engineer who built the reservoir. It's known for its restaurants and clubs (nightclub), and many notable people have made their homes there. The neighborhood has three public and four private schools.

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