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Daily Archives: April 26, 2011

The must-have map for high-achieving Silver Lake parents & real estate agents

In Silver Lake real estate circles, a home with a view of the reservoirs is a big plus that can boost a home’s sales price. So is a Richard Neutra or mid-century architectural pedigree. But perhaps one of the biggest-price boosters – according to some agents ... Read More »

What will a rotting corpse and Russell Crowe do for Echo Park home values?

Any home seller would probably want to play down the fact that a decomposing body was once found in the basement. But what if that body was discovered by actor Russell Crowe  during a scene in the filming  of L.A. Confidential?  A new real estate listing ... Read More »

Eastside affordable housing projects tainted by fraud charges

Manitou Vistas I & II, Lincoln Heights. Photo from Google Maps. A quartet of affordable housing developments in Echo Park, Historic Filipinotown and Lincoln Heights built by Advanced Development & Investment are hard to miss, with three stories of low-income apartments stacked on parking garages that ... Read More »

News & Notes from Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, El Sereno, Elysian Heights & Silver Lake

“Speeding down Fletcher,” Atwater Village |Photo by Javier Hernandez/Flickr Woman’s body dumped in Boyle Heights next to freeway offramp. L.A. Now Where did Landa Street go? Patch Man shot outside El Sereno pot shop last week dies from injuries. The Informer More stinky Stinkhorns pop up ... Read More »