Friday, August 29, 2014

City Terrace stories, photos and more

Eastside Property: City Terrace Spanish-Colonial fetches $75,000 over asking

City Terrace Spanish Colonial for sale 8-21-2013 2-48-50 AM

Back in August The Eastsider asked if freeway noise might undermine interest in this 1938 Spanish Colonial Revival-style home in City Terrace.  Apparently not.  The one-story home with a red-tiled roof and many of its original features sold at the end of September for $325,000 – ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Will historic charm overcome City Terrace freeway noise?

City Terrace Spanish Colonial for sale 8-21-2013 2-48-50 AM

This newly listed 1938 Spanish Colonial Revival-style home in City Terrace has a lot going for going it.  Many of its original features remain intact; there’s a detached, two-car garage and a price tag under $250,000, which has become much harder to find the days. But ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Digital Photography for Teens at City Terrace Library

Photo by Jose Aurelio Barrera

Learn new techniques and tips to “capture the moment” using your cell phone camera or other digital camera. This is a 4-day workshop at the City Terrace Library that will take place Jun 10 – 14 (Mon.-Thurs.) from 11 am to 12:30 pm and end  with ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Simple and sleek at the top City Terrace

The hills of City Terrace are jammed with Spanish Colonial homes and some properties that have been remodeled and mangled beyond recognition. So, this updated 1959 home at 1231 Schick Avenue stands out with some a simple and straightforward contemporary style.  The few exterior shots do ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Prepare to pay the price if you want to be king of this City Terrace hill

The $788,888 price tag on this City Terrace house could easily buy you two other single-family homes in the same neighborhood with thousands of dollars to spare. So, how can the owners of 1600 Steel Avenue in City Terrace- ask for such a lofty price? Apparently ... Read More »

City Terrace cheerleading team takes first place in national competition

The Supernova Cheer Team, composed of girls ages 10 to 15, has been practicing at City Terrace Park in East Los Angeles. Late last month, The Supernovas traveled to Las Vegas to compete in the Jamz National Championship – one of the largest cheer competitions – ... Read More »

Flipping frontier moves east

Horizontal fencing. Stainless steel appliances. Dark wood cabinets. Pottery Barn-like decor. The two-bedroom home (pictured top left) that real estate investor Edward Solis recently put up for sales resembles many of the properties being flipped across Highland Park and Northeast L.A.  But this house is no ... Read More »

Umbrella Jam

The rain was coming down heavy this afternoon as classes ended at City Terrace Elementary, but it appeared as if everyone was covered as they walked down the front steps. The first major storm in months dropped  four inches of rain in Silver Lake  but only ... Read More »

Eastside Property: A City Terrace Spanish Colonial in need of a new owner and some TLC

The hills of City Terrace are crowded with Spanish-Colonial style homes and apartment buildings that loom over twisting and winding streets.  But many of the homes in the former Jewish and now primarily Latino neighborhood  – located in unincorporated East Los Angeles – are often in ... Read More »