Sunday, November 29, 2015

Echo Park stories, photos and more

Tiny Echo Park bungalow to get supersized

Big bungalow in the works | Jim Schneeweis

ECHO PARK — At first glance it looks like this pint-sized, 440-square-foot bungalow at the corner of Lake Shore Avenue and Grafton Street is going to get torn down. But it isn’t. Instead, the one-bedroom house will be get a second story as part of a ... Read More »

Yes, another coffee house brewing in Echo Park

Future home of Eightfold Coffee

ECHO PARK — There’s no shortage of places in Echo Park where you can stop, sip and savor a cup of coffee. But now the relatively under-caffeinated eastern edge of Echo Park is poised to get a coffee house of its own: Eightfold Coffee. The new ... Read More »

Echo Park Shangri-La Open House and Video


Perched along an urban hillside, your Echo Park Shangri-La awaits you with a large contemporary home, hill views, light, and community. Built in 2006, this light-filled 3 bed / 2 bath home has an additional 1,000 square foot finished lower floor. Read More »

Police pursuit ends in Echo Park

union and court

ECHO PARK —  The pursuit of a suspected drunk driver that began in Hollywood ended in the southern edge of Echo Park early this morning near Union Avenue and Court Street, police said. The driver was apprehended, said an officer at the LAPD Hollywood Division. No ... Read More »

Echo Park storefront goes from check cashing to Pilates

A Pilates and yoga studio is moving into a former check cashing business

ECHO PARK — Apparently Echo Park can’t have too many places for Pilates and yoga.  A former check cashing store in the 1700 block of Sunset Boulevard is being transformed into a Pilates and yoga studio, joining several other boutique fitness gyms and studios in the neighborhood. ... Read More »

For Sale: Duplex in Elysian Heights


1547 Curran St | $849,000 | Property Website This two story traditional duplex is perched atop Elysian Heights on a quiet cul-de-sac. With spectacular mountain and canyon views, this prime Echo Park property is in need of a vision. The owner’s front unit is a two-story ... Read More »