Descanso Steps

Los Angeles, California

based on 1 reviews



0.1 miles

Elevation Gain

20 ft

Route Type



Added by Margaret L

The steps are a series of stairways you will find throughout Silver Lake and neighboring areas. They facilitated people from the neighborhood in getting to the “red” streetcars, that used to run throughout the city. Cool relics of a mostly-forgotten past. These particular steps take you down from Descanso Street.

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Descanso Steps Reviews

A short set of steps, but close by to other ones that are nearby. These and other set of steps were part of a system of staircases that connected the residents, that lived in the hillside neighborhoods, to the Red Line cable cars, that used to offer public transportation to the Angelenos, which unfortunately, no longer exists.😕

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