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Daily Archives: June 29, 2012

Eastside Property: Feeding frenzy for an Echo Park apartment building

The 16-unit apartment building at 1314  Sutherland Street needs some work. But apparently that didn’t matter to buyers after the building went on sale in early May after being family owned since 1949.  The unusually low asking price of $679,796  attracted a flood of interest, prompting the sellers to raise the price to $799,000 only one day after the building ... Read More »

Watch where you step in Elysian Park

And we are not talking about doggy droppings. Matt Erman came upon the approximately three-foot long snake pictured above this morning on a trial on the west side of Elysian Park near Park Drive and Academy Road. “The snake was actually chillin’ right before a fork in the path.” Read More »

Will city departments give up Atwater property for parkland?

Earlier this year city officials and Atwater Village residents celebrated the restoration of North Atwater Creek and the expansion of North Atwater Park near the Los Angeles River. But there might be more room for additional parkland  in the northern tip of Atwater Village, according to Councilman Tom LaBonge . LaBonge  has asked  city agencies to study the possibility of ... Read More »

News & Notes from Atwater, Boyle Heights & Highland Park

Porch Gargoyle, Angeleno Heights | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr Boyle Heights man killed in an apparent car-to-car shooting. KTLA City reveals first draft of proposed new mural ordinance. Curbed L.A. Charcuterie and savory martinis await at new Atwater Village cafe and market. AV Now Flipper Mark Up: Highland Park bungalow that sold for $305,000 in April now back on the ... Read More »