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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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Silver Lake housing development stirs up opposition

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SILVER LAKE — Plans by a developer to build 11 townhomes near the corner of Coronado and Marathon streets has raised concern among residents who say the project of three-story buildings is out of scale in an area of primarily one and two story homes and ... Read More »

Silver Lake church-to-hotel conversion gets Planning Department blessing

SILVER LAKE — A plan by Silver Lake business woman Dana Hollister to turn a now vacant church into a 25-room boutique hotel with a restaurant and rooftop garden was approved by a Planning Department official. But Hollister’s request to serve and sell a full line ... Read More »

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide To House Hunting

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With the end of  summer on the horizon comes numerous food and music festivals around town this weekend. But if you can steal yourself away for a moment, this weekend also brings with it a variety of open houses. Properties include a restored Craftsman four-bedroom in Highland Park and an ... Read More »

Is This A Peak Price? Echo Park hilltop compound sells for $1.755 million

ECHO PARK — This Craftsman-style home with a pool and  guest cottage generated a lot of attention when it went on the market in July at an asking price of $1.395 million. But that lofty asking price was not high enough. This week, only a little ... Read More »

Silver Lake Bungalow Around The Corner From Sqirl Open Sunday

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Great opportunity to own a beautiful California Bungalow in one of Silver Lake's most walkable locations. Relax in the private front yard and pick fresh herbs & vegetables from your own garden. Walk through an extra wide custom front door to an open concept living room, dining room and kitchen. Read More »

Glamper’s Paradise in Eagle Rock!

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Imagine a place where you can live, work and camp by the fireside ... a home with an enchanting garden producing fruits, vegetables and herbs on a drip irrigation system. Welcome home to a sunny, sophisticated and renovated 1922 Eagle Rock bungalow boasting a generous living room, new floors and windows, with built-in storage and tons of light. Read More »

Fancy brickwork on York

HIGHLAND PARK –  While the design (or lack of) of the new Highland Park Starbucks has some calling for a boycott,  the renovation of the former Verdugo Pet Shop a few blocks away might be more promising. Some fancy brick work and what appears to be ... Read More »

Church seeks to cash in on Silver Lake real estate

SILVER LAKE  -  The Hallelujah Prayer Center in Silver Lake is perhaps best known around the neighborhood for the giant mural of a Jesus-like figure and a flock of sheep, with the pastoral painting wrapping around the  facade of the church and retaining walls. But Jesus’ ... Read More »

Echo Park Bungalow With Detached Bonus Studio And Views Open Sunday 1 pm – 4 pm

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A charming Echo Park bungalow with an expansive yard and detached bonus space. Nearly a century old, this character-rich hillside home has been updated with modern design elements and systems. Period details include hardwood flooring, narrow-plank ceilings and walls, penny round tiles and a clawfoot bathtub. Read More »

Spectacular Modern Mt. Washington Farmhouse with Panoramic Views Open Sat. & Sun | 1pm – 4 pm

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A spectacular Modern Farmhouse with panoramic views. This secluded Mt. Washington residence offers sophistication and all the comforts of home. The spacious first level features an open floor plan that connects seamlessly to the outdoors, highlighted by walls of glass and limitless views. Polished concrete floors and custom kitchen cabinetry unify a clean, practical design. There's a fireplace to read by, an office for your work, and a den for movie night. Read More »