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LAPD gang unit arrests Highland Park suspect for gun possession

HIGHLAND PARK — One alleged gang member was arrested for gun possession early this morning after officers searched a house in the area of York Boulevard and Toledo Street  amid reports of street closures and other police activity. Reports on Twitter indicated that police had closed streets as an LAPD helicopter hovered over the area at approximately 5:30 a.m. The ... Read More »

For Rent: Eclectic Art Deco Spanish home for lease in Highland Park

233 Lamont Drive | $3,550/month Newly Upgraded, Ready-To-Move-in, eclectic Art-Deco Spanish Home located in the heart of Highland Park 90042. An easy walk into the York Blvd Retail/Restaurant District. Great for anyone that wants a super quiet, cozy home with expansive city views. All the conveniences of a modern-day home, plus unique and tasteful decorative nuances of the past. Owner ... Read More »

For Sale: Hightail it to Highgate Views

1415 Highgate Ave | $795000 | Property Website Ohhh...nothing makes you happier than the morning sun, coffee and a little Joni belting ‘California,’ while sitting at your outdoor office, and taking in the views, the scent of summer wafting in the air, your creative juices flowing. Read More »

For Sale: Off Market! 2 Homes/ 1 Lot – Turnkey & Delivered 100% Vacant!

373/375 N AVENUE 51 | $1,250,000 | Property Website The Coronado Real Estate Group is pleased to present 2 Turnkey Homes on 1 Lot in Prime Highland Park! To be delivered 100% vacant – Ideal for Owner/Users & Investors! -Main Home: 3BR + 2BA -Rear Cottage: 2BR + 1BA -1,850 SF Total | 9,038 SF Lot -Completely Renovated! -Modern Minimalist ... Read More »

For Sale: Highland Park Mid Century On Top of World

1455 N Ave 57 | $760,000 | Property Website 2 bed/ 2 bath 1256 sqft/ 9340 lot Just imagine…sippin’ on lemonade, sittin’ on your veranda, while the sun sets…taking in all the beauty before you, Mr. Otis Redding soulfully singing, “I’ve got dreams to remember…” The perfect moment…the long, lazy evening tells you summer is coming…time for backyard BBQs, parties ... Read More »

For Sale: Highland Park Hillside Home with Rec Room

949 Dexter St | $779,900 | Property Website This incredible hillside property offers 3 beds/3 baths. 3 beds and 2 baths are in the main house and the additional permitted recreational room includes a bathroom. The house has hardwood floors in the living and dining areas, and tile floors in the kitchen. The master bedroom was expanded and the recreational ... Read More »

For Sale: Highland Park Home South of York with Views

4855 Buchanan St | $899,900 | Property Website This property won’t last! Welcome to the perfect location for Highland Park living. Within a cul-de-sac just two blocks from trendy York Blvd lies this amazing opportunity. Upon entering this newly rebuilt 3 bedrooms, 3 full bath two-story home with 6 inch solid Italian hardwood floors, you will notice the custom lighting ... Read More »

One injured in York Boulevard commercial fire [updated]

HIGHLAND  PARK — One person was injured after fire broke out in a row of storefronts in the 5100 block of York Boulevard late this afternoon. It took firefighters about half an hour to knock down the blaze that began at about 4:30 p.m, according to the L.A. Fire Department. The fire spread to three storefronts, including a Metro PCS store ... Read More »

Market Watch: What are homes selling for in Highland Park?

HIGHLAND PARK — During the last three months, the average sales price of all  homes and condos sold was $702,401,  according to Redfin.com. The average home that sold had 2.7 bedrooms, 1.7 baths and 1,321-square-feet of space. The average price per square foot was $565. Want more numbers from the past three months? Here you go: Most Expensive Home Sold:  $1.061 ... Read More »

For Sale: Gorgeous Condo in Highland Park – 2BDR + 2BTHS

241 s Avenue 57, #114 | $360,000 | Property Website Enjoy this gorgeous wonder in the heart of historic Highland Park. Well within walking distance to the blossoming Figueroa St. scene, imagine yourself knocking down some pins at Highland Park Bowl, taking a class at Kinship Yoga, or picking up some retro decorations for your new pad at Sunbeam Vintage. ... Read More »

More coffee now pouring on York Boulevard

HIGHLAND PARK —   The neighborhood’s newest coffee house was serving up its first coffee drinks and waffles this morning in a tiny storefront on York Boulevard. Collage Coffee joins several other existing and planned coffee shops on York Boulevard — including Cafe De Leche and the Highland Cafe, which are a block away, and two Starbucks. At Collage, where ... Read More »

For Sale: Large Highland Park Craftsman Manor

5648 Ash St | $750,000 | Property Website Fabulous 2 story Craftsman home, so much character at every turn, brick pillars, brick fireplace, wood beams, real wood floors, wood paneling and its 2,057 sqft on an 11, 119 sqft lot. Duplex style. A little paint and little sweat will transform this canvas into your new amazing home. Between York and ... Read More »