For more than 20 years the city has used the former Naval & Marine Corps Reserve Center near Dodger Stadium as a training facility for firefighters. The approximately 133,000-square-foot, Art Deco-style building – completed just before the nation entered World War II – sits on nearly ... Read More »
Home & History
VICTOR HEIGHTS — A pioneer of small-lot developments is working to build 14 townhomes at the top of Victor Heights, the densely packed neighborhood between Echo Park and Chinatown.
The response at RiverPark — LA Urban’s newest community — has been overwhelmingly positive, with Phase One already 50% sold! Consumers note how spacious, airy and livable these single-family and paired homes feel. Consumers also prize the contemporary design, easy entertainment flow and high-caliber finishes throughout
1016 W. Kensington Rd | $1,795/month | Property Website This well maintained upper unit apartment has everything you’re looking for: newer laminate floors, a/c, stove, and fridge, eat-in kitchen, kitchen cabinets and Formica counters, balcony with views of the Echo Park Lake, views of Hollywood Hills ... Read More »
1125 Le Gray Ave | $699,000 | Property Website Wonderful Mid-Century home w/ breathtaking views on one of the best streets in Highland Park. Mesmerizing 180° views that will never disappoint, from the downtown LA skyline to the majestic San Gabriel Mountains. This meticulously maintained home ... Read More »
3422 Chapman Ave | $2,295,000 | Property Website Wondering if young professionals & hipsters have made it to this part of NELA yet? Consider this -the Chapman 12 is located: * 3/4 mi from the Eagle Rock Brewery, Habitat Coffee and Crossfit Ganbatte * 1.5 mi from ... Read More »
N. Westmoreland Ave. near Fountain Ave. | $3,695/month | Property Website Incredibly rare re-modeled home completely redone from top to bottom. The re-creation was done with love, attention to detail, elegance and high-end finishes. It is truly like walking into a model home. We can’t wait ... Read More »
1343 1/2 Calumet | $1,795/month | Property Website For those looking for an older, charming and historic place to call home, it doesn’t get much better then this. After a few years of renovations, this unit is completely remodeled – it’s clean, pristine (the windows actually ... Read More »
Palmerston Place near Franklin Ave. | $2,495/month | Property Website You’ll love living on this quaint and quiet street North of Franklin – with hardly any cars driving by and yet so close to the Village shops, restaurants and cafes! And less then a mile to ... Read More »
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.