Next, let's go for a walk around the lake. It isn't a very big lake, but it's irregular shape means that a full circumference measures about 3 mi and can take almost an hour at walking speed. We'll head in a counterclockwise direction.
The northwestern corner of the lake, home to St. Paul's Episcopal Church:
The adjacent St. Paul's Towers:
Veterans' Memorial Building (1926)
And, of course, Children's Fairyland, for the kids.
The Essex and the Lake Merritt Hotel (1926)