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The Silver Lake Reservoirs Conservancy (SLRC) is an all-volunteer, non-profit corporation dedicated to preserving and enhancing the historical, aesthetic, ecological and recreational benefits of Silver Lake’s open waters and surrounding open space.

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The Future of Silver Lake Reservoir is Front Page News on the L.A. Times

by LarryK - Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 8:06 pm - No Comments

 

Silver Lake ReservoirThe L.A. Times took notice of the Silver Lake Reservoir Conservancy’s and the community’s efforts to chart the future direction of the Reservoir complex, and in a big way, with a front page story by reporter Marisa Gerber, complete with a huge photo and headline ABOVE the fold (a publicist’s dream!).  Here’s a link to the story  about the community, the SLRC, the Neutra’s, and the popularity and importance of Silver Lake:

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-silver-lake-reservoir-20140215,0,7579276.story#axzz2tQMGA3io

And here’s a link to a “sidebar” the Times did — a series of photographs taken over the years:

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-silver-lake-reservoir-photos,0,1695222.photogallery#axzz2tQMGA3io

Streetsblog LA Writes About Silver Lake Reservoirs

by LarryK - Friday, February 14, 2014 at 8:40 pm - No Comments

Streetsblog Graphic 021414Thanks to an article contributed by Bruce Chan, a Silver Lake Reservoirs Conservancy board member, focusing on the future and how we can make it better:

http://la.streetsblog.org/2014/02/14/a-vision-for-the-silver-lake-reservoirs-opportunity-for-a-more-livable-city-and-healthier-river/

The LA Weekly Tackles the Swim Stadium Idea for Ivanhoe Reservoir

by LarryK - Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 4:58 pm - 4 Comments

 

Swim Silver Lake“Silver Lake’s ‘Hipster Beach’ Idea Is No Joke”

http://www.laweekly.com/informer/2014/01/27/silver-lakes-hipster-beach-idea-is-no-joke#more

Another Day on the Meadow

by LarryK - Monday, January 27, 2014 at 5:26 pm - No Comments

Meadow Display 5 Meadow Display 4

This past Sunday January 26th, the Silver Lake Reservoirs Conservancy hosted another in its series of pop-up information sessions on the future of Silver Lake, at the Silver Lake Meadow. Board members met and discussed visions for what Silver Lake Reservoirs could be, once they’re no longer part of the LA DWP water system. 

Curbed Covers the Future of the Reservoir

by LarryK - Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 2:12 am - No Comments

Curbed Illustration 012214Curbed ran this piece today about the future of the Reservoir that we have been talking about.  The illustration above, one of our presentation boards,  is from their article:

http://la.curbed.com/archives/2014/01/a_plan_to_turn_the_silver_lakeivanhoe_dam_into_an_esplanade.php#more