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Art Deco relic on San Fernando Road now going for $2.3 million

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GLASSELL PARK -- There's nothing like some Art Deco and Streamline Moderne touches to dress up a relatively simple commercial building. For example, the former Hemphill Diesel Engineering School built in 1923 on San Fernando Road near Division Street features a gold colored frieze filled with Machine Age imagery, including speeding trains, ocean going ships, dirigibles and even a tank.

For Sale: Glassell Park Restored 1911Craftsman

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2867 west Avenue 33 | $727,000 | Property Website This 1911 Glassell Park Craftsman has been thoughtfully restored to its original charm while incorporating all the amenities for today’s needs. It has stunning curb appeal, citrus and guava trees and lovely landscaping on a wide tree ... Read More »

NELA Union: Selling Fast and Nearly Sold Out

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NELA Union has distinguished itself as the fastest-selling new home community on the Eastside. These three-level urban residences by Warmington Residential provide clean modern design, top-notch build quality and a great location in red-hot Glassell Park — mere minutes from Highland Park, Silver Lake and Downtown LA.

Pacific Martial Arts

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Located in Glassell Park, Pacific Martial Arts is Los Angeles’s fastest growing karate school. With over 20 years in the fields of psychology and traditional martial arts instruction, lead instructor Jason Knight has helped hundreds of children develop focus, confidence, leadership and social responsibility through his ... Read More »

Glendale police standoff attracts attention in Glassell Park

GLASSELL PARK -- Streets have been blocked off and a police helicopter has been hovering overhead this afternoon as Glendale police are engaged in a standoff with a man who allegedly struck his brother with a hammer. Officers are still trying to determine if the man in his early 20s is still inside a home in the 1800 block of Marion Drive in the Adams Hills section of Glendale next to Glassell Park.

Suffering from York Boulevard burnout? How about Glassell Park?

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GLASSELL PARK -- When it came to time to expand into Northeast L.A., Jenna Turner, who operates Chango Coffee in Echo Park and owns Sunset Junction Coffee Shop in Silver Lake, skipped over York Boulevard, already brimming with new cafes and shops. That's how she ended up in Glassell Park, where she plans to open the doors to a new coffee shop, Habitat Coffee Shop on Friday.

Glassell Park’s Walnut Canyon gets attention from developers

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GLASSELL PARK -- A group of residents in Glassell Park are concerned about a residential development proposed for Walnut Canyon. Still in the early stages, the developers plan to build 32 single-family homes on the hillside property now covered with lush green grass and trees. Several trees on the hillside have metal tags attached to the trunks and have been spray painted red, triggering concern about their fate. Read More »