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The 650 Foot-Long Tin Can Phone Line In Echo Park

Tasbeeh Herwees

In another time, kids wiled their days away in treehouses and communicated with each other with cans and strings. Theses Echo Park residents were so nostalgic for those bygone days - before the advent of smartphones and messaging apps—they decided to set up a tin can phone line between their two homes in Echo Park. Does it work? Check out the video Isaac Ravishankara made about the process.

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