Eagle Rock is an upper- middle class location in Los Angeles, California. As a neighborhood in the northeastern section of the city, it is filled primarily with individuals with an average income of $67,000. This is an above average income for the county of Los Angeles. Eagle Rock has been around since 1911. It became an annex to Los Angeles in 1923.
It borders Glendale, Highland Park, Glassell Park, and Pasadena. The major streets running through Eagle Rock include Colorado Boulevard, Eagle Rock Boulevard, and Figueroa Street. Glendale and Ventura freeways also run through the community. The area name was determined due to a shadow that is cast at certain times of the day. This shadow is made by a large rock that has a bird like shape. There is a varied ethnic and economic grouping in the community. Many are eclectic with creative minds. The town has changed from the 1920s. Filmmakers and other artists used to use the town for its culture. In Eagle Rock there is Occidental College which was founded in 1887 by Myron Hunt.
Some historical places such as the homes on many of the streets are done in a variety of architectural styles like Georgian, Craftsman, Streamline Modern, Mission Revival, and Art Deco.