#LaPresse: “Los Angeles, City of Angels, One Staircase at a Time | Iris Gagnon-Paradis “

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    The "Pacific Palisades" walk begins near Malibu Beach and traces its winding path, consisting of stairs and small roads, through a plush, hillside neighborhood.

                                        

    PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS

                                    

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     On several stairs, you can still see the print of the contractor, here Braun, Bryant & Austin, on a staircase built in 1927. (PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS) "title =" "/> </div data-recalc-dims=

                                        
                                        

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    On several stairs, you can still see the engraving of the contractor, here Braun, Bryant & Austin, on a staircase built in 1927.

                                        

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     Along the way, hikers can enjoy several views of Malibu and downtown Los Angeles in the distance. (PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS) "title =" "/> </div data-recalc-dims=

                                        
                                        

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    Along the way, hikers can enjoy several views of Malibu and downtown LA in the distance.

                                        

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     One can discover the various stairs in an intuitive way; but for a more efficient hike, the Secret Stairs LA site contains suggestions of routes to take, with many details on some buildings and houses crossed over the walk. (PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS) "title =" "/> </div data-recalc-dims=

                                        
                                        

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    One can discover the various stairs in an intuitive way; but for a more efficient hike, the Secret Stairs LA site contains suggestions of routes to take, with many details on some buildings and houses crossed over the walk.

                                        

    PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS

                                    

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     At the top of the hill, caressed by the salt air of the sea, the view of the Pacific is breathtaking. (PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS) "title =" "/> </div data-recalc-dims=

                                        
                                        

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    At the top of the hill, caressed by the salt air of the sea, the view of the Pacific is breathtaking.

                                        

    PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS

                                    

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     At the turn of the road, the silhouette of the fatefully famous Castillo Del Mar, former home of the director Roland West, appeared where the actress Thelma Todd was found dead in the 30s. (PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS ) "title =" "/> </div data-recalc-dims=

                                        
                                        

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    At the turn of the road, the silhouette of the fatefully famous Castillo Del Mar, the former home of director Roland West, appeared where the actress Thelma Todd was found dead in the 1930s.

                                        

    PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS

                                    

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     For our second walk, we moved to a less crowded tourist area, Echo Lake. The walk begins on the edge of the lake, a popular meeting point. (PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS) "title =" "/> </div data-recalc-dims=

                                        
                                        

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    For our second walk, we moved to a less crowded tourist area, Echo Lake. The walk begins on the edge of the lake, a popular meeting point.

                                        

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     Echo Lake's environment is less bucolic and opulent than Malibu's, but the steps allow you to discover, in height, a whole section of the architectural history of Los Angeles. (PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS) "title =" "/> </div data-recalc-dims=

                                        
                                        

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    Echo Lake's environment is less bucolic and opulent than Malibu's, but the steps reveal an elevation of the architectural history of Los Angeles.

                                        

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     A good walk and a few flights of stairs later, here we are near Carroll Avenue, in the upscale neighborhood of Angelino Heights. (PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS) "title =" "/> </div data-recalc-dims=

                                        
                                        

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    A good walk and a few flights of stairs later, here we are near Carroll Avenue, in the upscale neighborhood of Angelino Heights.

                                        

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     This area is known for the finest specimens of Victorian and Queen Ann style houses, which can be seen through a series of small crescent streets. (PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS) "title =" "/> </div data-recalc-dims=

                                        
                                        

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    This area is known for the finest specimens of Victorian and Queen Ann style houses, which can be seen through a series of small crescent streets.

                                        

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     Some houses have been restored, while others seem abandoned, offering a contrasting landscape throughout the hike. (PHOTO OLIVIER JEAN, THE PRESS) "title =" "/> </div data-recalc-dims=

                                        
                                        

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    Some houses have been restored, while others seem abandoned, offering a contrasting landscape during the hike.

                                        

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