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Eagle Rock maintains a number of historically significant buildings and has a connection with the motion picture industry. A massive boulder at the district's northern edge contains an indentation which casts a bird-shaped shadow on the rock at certain times of day, giving the neighborhood its name.
Before the arrival of European settlers, the secluded valley below the San Rafael Hills that is roughly congruent to EagleRock's present boundaries was inhabited by the Tongva people, whose staple food was the acorns from the valley's many oak trees. These aboriginal inhabitants were displaced by Spanish settlers in the late 18th century, with the area incorporated into the Rancho San Rafael.
Following court battles, the area known as Rancho San Rafael was divided into 31 parcels in 1870. The arrival of American settlers and the growth of Los Angeles resulted in steadily increasing semi-rural development in the region throughout the late 19th century.
The construction of Henry Huntington's Los Angeles Railway trolley line up Eagle Rock Boulevard to Colorado Boulevard and on Colorado to Townsend Avenue commenced the rapid suburbanization of the Eagle Rock Valley. Several of the major crime sprees that have become part of Los Angeles' late 20th century history have left their mark on the neighborhood.
An early victim of the Hillside Strangler was discovered in an Eagle Rock neighborhood on October 31, 1977. The discovery, along with the successive murders of at least 10 other women in the area over the course of five months, rocked what was then a small, close-knit community on the outskirts of Los Angeles.
Two men, Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Bono, were subsequently convicted of the murders. On the night of March 20, 1985, an 8-year-old girl was abducted from her home in Eagle Rock and sexually assaulted by a man dubbed the “Valley Intruder,” “Walk-in Killer” and “The Night Stalker,” later identified as Richard Ramirez.
This was the seventh in a long string of murders and sexual assaults committed by Ramirez in Los Angeles and San Francisco before he was apprehended. In 2002, an effort to designate an area of the community as “Philippine Village” for the large Filipino American population was stopped.
Like the surrounding areas of Northeast Los Angeles, Eagle Rock has undergone gentrification. Beginning in the 2000s and picking up speed in the 2010s, the “authentic urbanism” and “small-town intimacy” of the area's boulevards have played a role in drawing young professionals and fostering an emergent hipster culture.
The median yearly household income in 2008 dollars was $67,253, considered high for the city. The neighborhood's income levels, like its ethnic composition, can still be marked by notable diversity, but typically ranges from lower-middle to upper-middle class.
The average household size of 2.8 people was considered normal for Los Angeles. Other streets include Royal Drive (now Mt.
In the 1950s, newer streets such as Michelle Drive were extended into the hillsides for the building of larger homes with a view of the city. Today these streets are dotted with large and expensive homes on wide lots.
Eagle Rock, once a separate municipality, still has its original City Hall (Historic and Cultural Monument #59, 2035 Colorado Blvd.). Has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places and converted into the Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, previously the Eagle Rock Community Cultural Center.
Eagle Rock has been used as a backdrop for movies and television shows Today, unlike its neighboring cities of Glendale and Pasadena, Eagle Rock is part of the City of Los Angeles. Thirty percent of Eagle Rock residents aged 25 and older had earned a four-year degree by 2000, an average percentage for the city.
Eagle Rock High School, 1969 Eagle Rock is the site of Occidental College, which was first established in Boyle Heights in 1887, but a fire destroyed its original site in 1896; from there the college moved to a temporary location in Downtown Los Angeles until 1898 when it moved to Highland Park, and then to Eagle Rock in 1914. Eagle Rock High School, 1750 Yosemite Drive.
“Northeast Los Angeles Gentrification in Comparative and Historical Context”. Retrieved June 24, 2010 ^ a b c d e f g h Eagle Rock Historical Society Time Line.
The Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race. A few years ago, a move by Filipino merchants to declare a strip of Eagle Rock Boulevard as Philippine Village sparked an uproar -- and a near fistfight -- among the community's residents Gorman, Anna (22 August 2007).
“Who is responsible for the gentrification of Eagle Rock & Highland Park?” “Highland Park, Los Angeles: A Watchful Eye on Gentrification”.
Arcadia Publishing 2009 ^ Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981) ^ Record City (1978) ^ The Unwed Father (1974) ^ Eagle Rock High School Archived 2011-07-28 at the Payback Machine ^ Eagle Rock gets happy with Pharrell Williams | The Eastside LA”. Mapping L.A., Los Angeles Times ^ Eagle Rock Jr./Sr.
^ Deborah Rankin, “Maria Basford Releases a Comedy Special Direct to Fans,” Los Angeles Times, November 12, 2012 ^ a b c d e f g h i Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society ^ “Once official production on The Men began, Brando moved out of the veterans hospital and into a small bungalow owned by his aunt, Betty Lindemeyer, in Eagle Rock, Calif.” “Archived copy”. CS1 main: archived copy as title (link) “Life With Marlon Brando: Early Photos,” Life, undated ^ ^ Metro Boston News Sunday, October 5th Archived September 26, 2008, at the Payback Machine ^ O'Neill, Molly.
Fisher, Writer on the Art of Food and the Taste of Living, Is Dead at 83". ^ The Faster Master Plaster Caster ^ Los Angeles magazine ^ “Lindsay Wagner”.
Her parents divorced when Wagner was 7 years old, and she moved with her mother to Eagle Rock, a suburb outside Pasadena, California. “TCM's 'Starring Virginia Waller' Honors One of Hollywood's Finest”.