Saturday, April 18, 2015

Silver Lake stories, photos and more

Silver Lake whitewash


SILVER LAKE -- The long-vacant Sunset Pacific Motel — aka Bates Motel – went from eyesore to international art project this week after being coated with a whitewash. Not only was the exterior of the motel coated with limewash, so was the property’s chain link fence and barbed wire as well as neighboring palm trees and a billboard.

For Rent: Beautiful Duplex by SL Reservoir


2277 Baxter St. | $3,095/month | Property Website Dream LA Living! Just a short stroll to the Silver Lake Reservoir! Perfect for staying balanced, enjoying yoga, strolls, running and flirting! This home is super close to a variety of desirable restaurants, shops and café’s! Just to ... Read More »

Townhouse project in the works for Hyperion Avenue

Six townhomes proposed for Hyperion Avenue vacant lots

SILVER LAKE -- The winding section of Hyperion Avenue that divides Silver Lake from the Franklin Hills is dotted with low-rise architect studios, preschools, auto body shops and stores. Now, it appears that this same stretch of road might be getting additional residential development in the form of six, four-story townhouses proposed for some vacant hillside lots on Hyperion at Scotland Street.

A Remodeled Silver Lake Bungalow at a Great Price


This L.A. Classic was built in 1916 and presents the ideal mix of soulful, vintage details paired with stylish modern updates. The covered front porch opens to the living room with wood finishes including wide-plank flooring, crown molding and five-panel doors. The updated kitchen is clean and bright with butcher block countertops, and there are period-inspired lighting elements throughout the home.

Silver Lake follows a new path

Photo by Dan Gershon

SILVER LAKE — The construction of a new water pipeline means that joggers and walkers – as well as motorists – have to adjust to detours next to the Silver Lake and Ivanhoe reservoirs. Dan Gershon snapped photos this week of the temporary new walking path, ... Read More »

Weekend Bite: Lobster rolls in Silver Lake

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SILVER LAKE —  Food blogger Jenn Pan stopped by the new Knuckle & Claw on a Sunday afternoon found the seafood filling and bread is “everything you hope for in a lobster roll.” The highlights: The bread is soft and buttery, gently toasted on the outside. their fillings ... Read More »

Silver Lake Bird Watch: Hooded Oriole

Hooded oriole in Silver Lake | Sandy Driscoll

SILVER LAKE — This colorful visitor flew into Sandy Driscoll’s backyard for a Sunday morning bird bath. Driscoll used Cornell University’s free Merlin Bird ID app to identify the visitor as a male hooded oriole.