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Originally named Ivanhoe in the 1900s by a resident from Scotland,it was built around what was at one time a city reservoir which gives the district its name. The “Silver” in Silver Lake was named for a local politician who helped create the reservoir. The area is known for its restaurants and hipster hangouts, and many notable people have made their homes there. Silver Lake is also known for it’s rich Hollywood history and multiple staircases that can be found though out the neighborhoods. Silver Lake is closely located near Dodger Stadium just north of downtown Los Angeles.

Silver Lake Travel Guide

Want to explore Silver Lake? Our members have created a curated travel guide of the best places to go, what to do in the city, must-see locations and the best restaurants. New locations are constantly added.

Silver Lake Reservoir
Silver Lake Reservoir

Looking for a great place to get in a work out?  Silver Lake Reservoir has a 2.5 loop around the...

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