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Thursday, July 20, 2017

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For Sale: Silver Lake -2-on-a-Lot Delivered Vacant

2521-23 Griffith Park Bl | $1,175,000 | Property Website Close to Hyperion and its myriad of shopping options, Griffith Park and Atwater. 2521 was built in 1939 + expanded in 2010 to 3BR, 2.5BA. Bright + open w/ great flow, HW floors + a contemporary color scheme. Includes a MBR suite, den, cook’s kitchen, solar water heater + lge living+dining ... Read More »

Silver Lake’s Wolfdown restaurant – part of a changing Rowena Avenue

SILVER LAKE — Wolfdown restaurant may not exactly be a symbol of gentrification along Rowena Avenue, since the area hasn’t really been downtrodden within recent memory. But it seems to be part of a general upscale movement in what had been a sleepy section of the neighborhood, in the view of L.A. Weekly restaurant reviewer Besha Rodell. Wolfdown is owned Jason ... Read More »

Can’t get enough of that Silver Lake milkweed nectar

SILVER LAKE ––   Thanks to Sandy Driscoll for sending in the photo of the Monarch butterfly that she helped nurture last month as part of efforts to restore butterfly habitats. The butterfly pictured above was once one of three large caterpillars Driscoll found a little more than a month ago on the milkweed she grows in her Silver Lake garden. ... Read More »

For Sale: Great Mid-century Bones & Silver Lake View

2026 Balmer Dr | $1,125,000 | Property Website Stand on the balcony, close your eyes & hum…”summer time & the living is easy” as you imagine Silver Lake full & filling your view w/ that prized sight. An appraiser once told me that we don’t live in our views, but that was because he hadn’t seen this one. It will ... Read More »

New Silver Lake townhouse project in the works for Griffith Park Boulevard

SILVER LAKE –– What’s going on behind that green construction screen at 1925 Griffith Park Boulevard? A developer is planning to build 11 townhomes in a project described as a “modern interpretation of an Italian hill-side town.” The developer has filed an application with the Planning Department seeking to carve up the property — located across an alley near Casita ... Read More »

A different view of Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE —  The normally off-limits South Dam of the Silver Lake Reservoir was open to the public for a few hours today,  providing a sweeping view of the reservoir and surrounding hillsides that relatively few people have seen before.  But that could be changing soon. Today’s South Dam Open  House was held as the L.A. Department of Water & ... Read More »