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For Sale: Renovated Spanish Style Dream | The Cacti Home

1412 Wybro Way | $499,000 | Property Website Come & indulge in the Beauty of this Wonderfully Restored Home. Featuring Amazing Hand-Crafted Detail in the Edging of the Original Hardwood Floors throughout, New Terracotta Tile in Kitchen and Porch, New Tile Roof, New Cabinets, New Counter-tops and Custom Tile Work in Kitchen & Bathroom. Plus add to your space with ... Read More »

“City Terrace needs some murals”

That’s what Willie Herron III recalls thinking in the 1960s after moving to City Terrace, which lacked public art, let alone any museums or galleries. Herron, who later emerged as one of the area’s leading Chicano artist, and others eventually painted numerous murals across the stores, churches, alleys and apartments that line the hilly streets of City Terrace. Read More »

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

City Terrace Coverage Sponsored By ELAC CITY TERRACE — 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 – or $75,000 over the asking ... Read More »

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

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 one potential major drawback could be a freeway-close location. While not directly facing or ... Read More »

Bulletin Board: Digital Photography for Teens at City Terrace Library

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 a reception and student exhibit on Saturday (June 15th). Ages 12-18. A camera is ... 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 not look too promising but the recently remodeled interior with stark white walls, wood ... 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 – and returned to East Los Angeles with a first place trophy, said Marisa Barajas, ... 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 where near York Boulevard. Instead, this two bedroom home can be found a few ... 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 about 1-1/2 inches on Mount Washington, according to official and unofficial rain gauges. More ... Read More »