Silver Lake

Silver Lake

Neighborhood · Los Angeles, California

Silver Lake is a residential and commercial neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. Originally named Ivanhoe in the 1900s by a resident from Scotland, it was built around what was then 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 a local politician who helped create the reservoir. The area is known for its restaurants and clubs, and many notable people have made their homes there.

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Silver Lake
Los Angeles, CA
United States


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