Friday, June 11, 2010

Loma Vista Public Staircase: Big Parade Starts Tomorrow

Photo: Diane Edwardson, June 4, 2010. Loma Vista Public Staircase at Allesandro Way is marked by (possibly native) purple Nightshade. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

Loma Vista is probably the longest public staircase in the neighborhood. It goes up and over the entire hillside from Allesandro Way to Glendale Blvd. Silver Lake resident and writer, Charles Flemming features Loma Vista and the Red Car Property in an Edendale primer in Los Angeles Magazine.

We're celebrating our neighborhood's public staircases in anticipation of this weekend's Big Parade II. The 2-day, 100+ public staircase hike starts at Angel's Flight and ends at the Hollywood Sign. For route, approximate timetables and more: