Thursday, July 31, 2014

Mount Washington stories, photos and more

Eastside Property: Geodesic dome life on Mt. Washington

MOUNT WASHINGTON — For those house hunters who are not into fussy Victorians, tiny bungalows or boxy Modernist homes, there’s this geodesic dome house on Rome Court that recently went up for sale.  Under this dome you will find three bedrooms, two baths and a some ... Read More »

Two New Homes from one of Wallpaper* Magazine’s “Emerging Architects”


British design magazine Wallpaper* recently released their Architects Directory 2014, a “finely tuned index of the world’s best young architectural talents.” Just 20 names made the prestigious list and one of them is Simon Storey, principal of LA-based Anonymous. Tracy Do Real Estate is pleased to ... Read More »

For Sale: Mt Washington 3/2 + Studio


3089 Knob St | $699,000 | Property Website Thru a vine covered entry and down a set of welcoming stairs…you’ll want to pause here to experience the happy sigh that comes from seeing a fabulous view for the first time. A very satisfying curved entryway sets ... Read More »

Peaceful Mt. Washington Retreat With Jaw Dropping Views


616 Cross Avenue is a lovely turnkey home in breathtaking Mount Washington. This welcoming gem is a peaceful retreat with jaw dropping panoramic views! The open and bright living room features fabulous vaulted ceilings, dark hardwood floors, dramatic lighting and a ton of charm. The stylishly updated kitchen features ... Read More »

For Sale: Hilltop Living, Views & Pool

Mt. Washington, homes for sale, real estate

303 Mavis Drive | $825,000 | Property Website Summer magic is in the air! And the Great House Fairy has conjured up many special surprises at 303 Mavis Drive. First she’ll wave her wand to unrolled house plans from case study architect Kemper Nomland whose fine eye ... Read More »

Mt. Washington home with endless vistas open Sunday


There are views … and then there are endless vistas across the expansive open space of Debs Park, where you’re in the best seats in the neighborhood for glorious sun and moon rises. There are decks…and then there is the 1,000+ square foot deck ready for ... Read More »

Where does housing flipping have the biggest payoff? Try Mt. Washington and Highland Park

Simon Storey homes in Mt. Washington 6-17-2014 1-00-35 AM

Investors who bought and resold homes in Mt. Washington and Highland Park reaped some of the largest gains last year in a ranking of the nation’s hottest neighborhoods for flippers. The  analysis of 2013 sales by Redfin, the nationwide brokerage firm, said that the average price ... Read More »

For Sale: Newly Remodeled Home in Mount Washington!

Mount Washington, real estate, homes

462 W Avenue 44 | $549,000 | Property Website This charming home is located in the desirable neighborhood of Mount Washington. It is in a perfect setting for privacy with peaceful views of the canyon. This home has been remodeled in its entirety. The living room has ... Read More »

Neighborhood Fixture: Mt. Washington’s Incline Railway Station

Railway Station

MOUNT WASHINGTON — At the base of Mount Washington, at the intersection of Avenue 43 and Marmion Way, sits an unassuming two-story Mission-style building. While today it is a residence, from 1909 to 1919 it served a much different purpose.  It was the Los Angeles and ... Read More »

100 … 101 … How hot will it get today at the Mount Washington weather station?

MOUNT WASHINGTON — The automated weather station on Mount Washington is comfirming what we already know; it’s really, really hot today.  The most recent temperature readings showed that it was 101 degrees at 1 p.m., according to preliminary information. The relative humidity, meanwhile, was only 5%. ... Read More »