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Daily Archives: September 10, 2014

Five Questions for Elysian Valley Artist Michael Todd on the eve of the Frogtown Art Walk

Todd Art_2

ELYSIAN VALLEY -- You could call Michael Todd one of the unofficial founding fathers of the Frogtown art scene; Todd moved into his studio off Ripple Avenue near the Los Angeles River more than 30 years ago and has seen this working-class area morph from factories and warehouses into a burgeoning art community with studios, galleries and work spaces — albeit still tinged with the down-to-earth neighborhood grittiness. Read More »

Will the Glassell Park Transit Pavilion ever get built?

2004 rendering of transit pavilion created by SciArc students

GLASSELL PARK — It’s been a decade since neighborhood activists and SCI-Arc student architects came up with a plan to build several canopies to shelter bus riders who wait on a  traffic island bounded by San Fernando Road and Eagle Rock Boulevard. The concept and plans ... Read More »

Police investigating Echo Park area homicide [update]


ECHO PARK -- A Tuesday night shooting near Vista Hermosa Park left one man dead, police said. Officers responded to reports of shots fired near the 100 block of N. Toluca Street in the southern edge of Echo Park at about 8: 20 p.m., said Ray Martinez, a homicide detective with the Rampart Division. Read More »

Mid-Century Feel And Fantastic Floor Plan In The Heart Of Silver Lake


Welcome to 846 Silver Lake Boulevard, a magnificent 1947 mid-century in the heart of Silver Lake! Elevated off of the main street, this gated property boasts a covered deck, perfect for sipping your morning coffee, atop a street-level 2-car garage. The architectural mid-century lines of the home continue inside to the open concept living space, including a sun-filled living room with fireplace leading to the eat-in dining area. Read More »