For lovers of old homes, the flipper is often a foe when it comes to preserving a building's historic charm and character. In addition to ripping out original built-in cabinets and tile, one of the most common old house features to wind up in the dumpster is molding - the decorative wood or plaster trim found around doorways and at the top and bottom of walls. Now, urban homesteader and Root Simple blogger Erik Knutzen of Silver Lake wants flippers to think twice before they rip out that molding.
3502 Garden Ave. | $3,195/month | Property Website Detached homes are hard to find in Atwater. This craftsman front home is not only a sweet find, but it’s located with-in a block of all the wonderful eateries on Glendale Blvd, the heart of Atwater Village! Just ... Read More »
Russell Ave. at Talmadge St. | $3,195/month | Property Website WOW! This property is stunning inside and out! Enter unexpected privacy and beauty, for this home is surrounded by a fortress of trees enclosing the huge yard. Although a duplex, this truly feels like a private ... Read More »
A corner lot compound near the Silver Lake Reservoir. This hillside property is a rare find in an ideal location, offering privacy, views and a large flat yard. From the front gate enter a tranquil garden, a lovely setting that catches plenty of sunshine and a quiet breeze.
A recently built Silver Lake townhouse going for nearly a million dollars and an Echo Park fixer-upper on a stairway-street are among this weekend's open house choices.
Set atop Eagle Rock’s peaceful urban hillside neighborhood of Eastridge Estates, west of College View Avenue, this tastefully designed, fully renovated Mid Century home with three-bedrooms, two baths and 1,428-square-feet of space has all that NELA living is about.
GLASSELL PARK -- There's nothing like some Art Deco and Streamline Moderne touches to dress up a relatively simple commercial building. For example, the former Hemphill Diesel Engineering School built in 1923 on San Fernando Road near Division Street features a gold colored frieze filled with Machine Age imagery, including speeding trains, ocean going ships, dirigibles and even a tank.
NELA Union's stylish “model” homes have made a huge impression, winning over fans and spurring rapid sales at this new urban community. With inventory down to the last few residences, these three unique and highly coveted model homes are now offered for sale.
Aloha St. at St. George St. | $3,299/month | Property Website ** Available for move in the 1st week of May ** Walk in and immediately feel welcomed by this Spanish beauty. It has all the details we love: high ceilings, natural light, built-in book shelves, ... Read More »
Just beyond the flowering cherry blossom trees on Denby Avenue sits this romantic 1926 Spanish bungalow in the heart of booming Frogtown. Lovingly maintained for the past 40+ years by the same family, this is a great opportunity to invest in Elysian Valley, one of the LA's hottest up-and-coming neighborhoods.