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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Angeleno Heights stories, photos and more

Echo Park area apartment building fetches $8.11 million

Courtesy Charles Dunn Co.

Las Casitas Apartments are literally a stone’s throw from the Hollywood Freeway, with traffic traveling only a few feet away from apartment balconies. But the owners of the 33-unit property have nearly filled up the building, where the monthly rents on one-bedroom units have gone for ... Read More »

Angeleno Heights or Angelino Heights?

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Even the city-issued signs disagree about the correct spelling of the Victorian-era neighborhood next to Echo Park. Madalyn Rofer-Choate sent in this photo of the signs at Bellevue Avenue and East Edgeware Road that spell the neighborhood name two ways: Angeleno with an “e” and Angelino ... Read More »

A Carroll Avenue Halloween

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ANGELENO HEIGHTS — What’s it like to have about 2,500 trick-or-treaters show up at your house on Halloween? This L.A. Weekly video gives you an idea of this year’s Halloween scene on Carroll Avenue, where the residents of numerous Victorian mansions and other stately homes put ... Read More »

One dead in Angeleno Heights shooting

The victim was found inside his on East Edgeware Road | Google Maps

ANGELENO HEIGHTS — A 28-year-old man died after he was shot in the torso shortly after midnight. Police, responding to calls of multiple gunshots, found the victim inside his apartment on East Edgeware Road near Kellam Avenue, said Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the Rampart Division. Buhrmester ... Read More »

Favela goes from drab to fab

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When The Eastsider posted a story in January about the faded peach apartments that climb a steep hill between Echo Park and downtown, readers said the buildings resembled everything from a Tibetan palace to a Brazilan favela. Now, the same complex, which sold for $2.72 million, ... Read More »

Mail theft reported in Angeleno Heights

Mail dumped in curb | Angeleno Heights resident

ANGELENO HEIGHTS — A resident wants to warn neighbors that there has been a recent increase in mail theft on East Edgeware Road: A resident saw a man described as heavy-set and Latino with a shaved head taking a package from a neighbor’s mailbox and opening ... Read More »