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Hard-working Silver Lakers are trying to make parks out of asphalt triangles, reports the Silver Lake News. Last month, community members were asking for suggestions on transforming Parkman Triangle, described as a "small parcel of concrete/asphalt" near Silver Lake Blvd. and Parkman Ave. into a park. Secondly, a team may be "planning and implementing improvements" for Maltman Square, near Effie Street and Crestmont Avenue. Related: An editorial in today's Los Angeles Times calls for Silver Lake's drained reservoir to be turned into a giant park/animal sanctuary/compost heap!: "This reservoir-turned-park could offer a model of urban sustainability, continuing to provide sanctuary for urban-adapted wildlife while addressing the neighborhood's pressing human needs.model of urban sustainability, continuing to provide sanctuary for urban-adapted wildlife while addressing the neighborhood's pressing human needs." [Silver Lake News]

Silver Lake Reservoir

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