Who is going to step up and buy this Echo Park home?

The sales listing for the Echo Park house at 2966 Landa Street includes all the basic facts and figures: a price of $699,000; 1,100-square-feet of space; two bedrooms and two baths. But one number is not mentioned: 87. That’s the number of steps that must be climbed up from the bottom of the hill to reach the front door of this home located on a steep public stairway. That means everything – from guests to groceries – must travel up and down those steps. “It’s been a wonderful place to live,” said architect and homeowner Chris King, who designed the house in collaboration with partner Barry Jacob. But after three years of stairway living, King and Jacob have put the house on the market as they search for another project and challenge. Read more in Home & History.

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