Eastside Property: What does $550k buy in Glassell Park?


By Marni Epstein

GLASSELL PARK –  Glassell Park’s real estate market is heating up – new townhomes at NELA Union are attracting  buyers in search of contemporary style, new restaurants are attracting foodies, and its position  near Echo Park, Eagle Rock, and Highland Park makes the neighborhood an appealing locale for those seeking a halo effect on home equity.  This month, the neighborhood saw the first single-family home sell for $1 million.

Homes in Glassell Park may not be inexpensive but the neighborhood does offer more bang for your buck than adjacent communities. We take a look at what $550,000 can buy.


3960 Roderick Rd, 3bd, $529,900

As long as you don’t mind a view of the freeway, this recently remodeled home offers tasteful updates, three bedrooms and a large outdoor space.


3234 Chapman St, 4bd, $549,000

No doubt some TLC is needed to bring this 1922 home into the 2010s. But at over 2,000 square-feet and four bedrooms, this home offers ample space for a growing family.


3581 Division St, 3bd, $549,000

The split floor plan and private downstairs studio in this home could make it an ideal income property. Are you willing to make a bet on its view of Mt. Washington and this neighborhood on the rise?

Marni Epstein is an entertainment, music, and lifestyle Journalist and resident of Echo Park. She has previously worked in the film and digital media industries with FOX and Sony Pictures Entertainment. She is currently also pursuing a Masters in Historic Preservation.

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One comment

  1. I was just about to knock the Roderick house but then I noticed the dachshund paperweight and actual dachshund in a few of the photos. (Shaking fist at computer screen) How did you know my love of weenie dogs? You win again, internet!

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