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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Home & History

Bulldozers headed for office and church complex near Echo Park

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The new owners of the former Metropolitan Water District campus, located between Echo Park and Downtown, are planning to begin demolition work at the Sunset Boulevard complex, a portion of which was designed by noted L.A. architect William Pereira. A small blue demolition notice attached to a ... Read More »

Why did the Boyle Heights Victorian cross the road?

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To avoid getting demolished. That’s the reason why the historic Peabody Werden House – aka The Blue House – will be moving from its location of 121 years to the other side of East 1st Street. There it will eventually be repaired and renovated to host ... Read More »

New from Tracy Do, Beautiful Homes in Silver Lake and Mt. Washington

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The work of noted architect Steven R. Hill, seamlessly remodeled. This multi-level home on a quiet street features wood floors, open-rail stairways and clerestory windows. There is formal dining, a breakfast nook and a beautifully updated kitchen. The master bedroom is cavernous, with a fireplace, walk-in closet and attached bathroom. Flow throughout the home is effortless, including outdoor access. Read More »

For Sale: Silver Lake Contemporary

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1416 N. Occidental Blvd | $1,075,000 | Property Website Located north of Sunset Blvd in the heart of Silver Lake, close to the Reservoir, Dog Park, Meadow, and to some of the best Shops & Restaurants the neighborhood has to offer. An open floor plan with ... Read More »

Reimagined Los Feliz Post-and-Beam With Breathtaking Views

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As if hovering on Glendower Avenue, in a Los Feliz neighborhood of well-known architecturally-significant homes designed by Rudolph Schindler, Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra and Barbara Bestor, this post and beam house attributed to architect Norman Lancaster is a worthy neighbor. Read More »

Historic Echo Park “mini-mall” now for sale

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ECHO PARK —  Many of Echo Park’s older homes and commercial buildings reflect a time before the automobile came to dominate Los Angeles.  Most shops and commercial buildings, for example, provided no parking at all for customers. If they did, the parking was in the back. ... Read More »

For Sale: Mt Washington Bank-Owned Opportunity

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3469 Glenalbyn Drive | $782,800  Large single family, partially remodeled, in need of fresh ideas and imagination. Huge deck with expansive view to downtown area, sliders lead to decks off two bedrooms on lower level including master with upgraded tub and shower. Lots of light on ... Read More »

Eagle Rock gets a peek at proposed priest retreat

Preliminary rendering new House of Prayers | Rpbert Kerr

EAGLE ROCK — The neighborhoods north of Colorado Boulevard have a lot going for them, including tree-shaded streets lined with restored bungalows and Spanish-Colonial homes. But perhaps one of the neighborhood’s most prized features is its zoning: R-1. That’s reserved for single-family homes and excludes apartments, ... Read More »

For Sale: Ultimate Silver Lake urban retreat

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2249 Cove Avenue | $1,150,000 | Property Website Here’s your chance to live in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Located on a street-to-street lot and surrounded by mature trees, this Silver Lake property provides the ultimate urban retreat. Originally built in 1908, ... Read More »