Daily Archives: February 20, 2012

Echo Park renters might find a cheaper place and a parking spot in Highland Park

Is Highland Park the next Echo Park? Only if the rents rise and parking spaces disappear, judging by  a comparison of apartment rents in both neighborhoods. In his most recent Craigslist-based snapshot of apartment rents,  apartment investor and blogger Moses Kagan found that the median rent of a one-bedroom Echo Park apartment north of the 101 Freeway came in at ... Read More »

Silver Lake polka dot detour ahead*

As promised, a stretch of Griffith Park Boulevard between Maltman Avenue and Edgecliff Drive was closed off on Sunday in preparation for the creation of a pedestrian plaza painted that will feature a field of green polka dots painted on the asphalt. Walkers and joggers were already taking advantage of the traffic-free street that will be called Sunset Triangle Plaza ... Read More »