Gary Leonard, Echo Park photographer and bon vivant, sent us these photos, a few from his continuing series on this site, which began in June 2011.
The pumphouse near the north end of the lake is now demolished.
The north end of lake appears to be filled. And lately that's been the case even without rainfall like we had Saturday and Sunday.
What's your number one wish for Echo Park Lake in 2013?
Tell us in comments.