Saturday, October 22, 2016

Morning Report: Mayor Eric Garcetti sells Silver Lake home; fallen tree branch injures 8 children in El Sereno

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News & Notes:

  • Mayor Eric Garcetti and wife Amy Wakeland have sold their Silver Lake hillside home to Anthony Gonzalez of the band M83, according to Hot Property. The couple had put the approximately 4,000-square-foot contemporary-style home up for rent after deciding to move to the mayor’s official residence in Windsor Square. The sales price was not disclosed. The couple purchased the Hidalgo Street home for $1.425 million in 2010.
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History Note

  • A 1907 real estate ad promoted Eagle Rock as “The Switzerland of Los Angeles,” according to Pioneers of Eagle Rock.  The neighborhood’s other selling points: “Nearer Than  Hollywood,” “Higher Than Highland Park” and “More Beautiful Than Either.”

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