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Monday, April 14, 2014

Home & History

Eastside Property: Caribbean-colored Victorian becomes one of Boyle Heights’ highest-priced homes

BOYLE HEIGHTS — It was only a year ago that this Queen Anne-style Victorian on Fourth Street was struggling to find a buyer.  An admirer of the home even began a personal campaign to find  a buyer who would restore the nearly 120-year-old home.  Then  last summer a ... Read More »

Driver plows into Heritage Square Museum building

MONTECITO HEIGHTS —  Heritage Square Museum officials today are  assessing the damage left behind by a driver who plowed his vehicle through the front gate and crashed into the facade of the museum’s gift shop early Sunday morning. The front of the Palms Depot, built in ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Silver Lake Modernist Compound With Pool Open Sunday

Stunning 1963 Silver Lake modernist compound. All the highly desirable elements of modern living are here in this Mid-Century Post & Beam: open floor plan perfect for entertaining, an abundance of light from walls of windows, and giant sliding glass doors that open to a private ... Read More »

Eastside Open House: A Weekend Guide To House Hunting

Eastside real estate homes

  The weekend is once again upon us, bringing with it a variety of open houses from which to choose. Properties include a three-bedroom, stunning Mid-Century Post-and-Beam in Eagle Rock and 2-bedroom nature retreat in Mount Washington. Always check to make sure the open house has not ... Read More »

For Rent: Sun-kissed Delightful Spanish Spacious Home w/ Yard & Garage

Atwater Village, for rent, home

3447 Ferncroft Rd  |  $3,000/month  |  Property Website As you see, the outside is beautiful and immaculate. The beauty continues inside; the living room stretches right into the dining area, showing off real wood floors – nice! Dual pane windows all around fill the home with ... Read More »

What’s a woonerf? We will find out when a new Echo Park development gets built

ECHO PARK — It does not look like it but some preliminary construction work has begun on the hillside site of 18 townhomes designed by noted L.A. architect Barbara Bestor, according to a spokeswoman for the project known as Blackbirds.  An official ground breaking is scheduled ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Silver Lake contemporary seeks new owner at $1.55 million

With its wing-like roof and angular form, this 2001 home on the 1700 block of Micheltorena Street seems ready to take off from its perch on a steep hillside. Designed by Silver Lake architect Christopher Payne, the three-bedroom home recently went up for sale at $1.55 ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: 1950’s Post-and-Beam Home in Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock, Palmer Drive, real estate, homes 3-28-2014 4-00-47 PM

Tracy Do Real Estate presents this Post-and-Beam Mid-Century Modern home. Occupying an urban hillside in Eagle Rock, it is newly renovated with key original elements left intact. The residence was built in 1959 and features open-beamed ceilings, cork flooring and a sunken living room. Three bedrooms and ... Read More »

For Sale: Open Sunday 4/6 2-5pm Hilltop Sanctuary with Studio

Montecito Heights, homes, real estate

3900 Elderbank Drive  |  $679,000 |  Property Website There are views…and then there are floor to ceiling windows to spread the entire skyline before you, sparkling at sunset and the best seats in the house for Dodger fireworks. There are balconies…and then there is a 10×64 ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Live And Work In This Mt. Washington Artist Retreat!

"We Beat Up Your Honor Student"

Nestled in Mt. Washington hills, this peaceful and tranquil refuge is a short distance to Highland Park, Eagle Rock, shops, restaurants and cafes. An open floor plan with 2 beds and 2 baths upstairs, and a fabulous 400-square-foot work space below.  But why work indoors? Grab ... Read More »