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Monthly Archives: October 2014

New And Modern Green-Built Home Now Available In Highland Park

New modern green-built home with green point rating. Built with our discerning Highland Park creatives in mind. The top floor living area flows seamlessly to the front balcony with floor to ceiling glass to capture the views and lush greenery of the mature trees lining the street. High ceilings give room to breath and an expansive feel. Using green materials helps eliminate the products that off gas chemicals. Read More »

Meet the new owner of Silver Lake’s most expensive home

SILVER LAKE - Sorry, Dov Charney but the hillstop estate you paid $4.1 million for is no longer the most expensive home in Silver Lake. That honor now goes to a Space-Age like home designed by John Lautner and recently purchased by Luke Wood, a music and audio products industry executive, for $8.55 million - a record-high price for a Silver Lake home, according to Redfin. Read More »

Skeletons, complaints and delays haunt renovation of former Rampart police station

HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN -- The conversion of the former Rampart Division police station into the stylish new headquarters for the SWAT team was slated to be been finished next month. But the building remains a hollowed-out eyesore, and the completion date has been postponed until next year in part because construction was temporarily halted following the discovery of skeletal remains. Read More »

Woman rescued after Boyle Heights kidnapping; Echo Park gentrification fears

Morning Report: An armed man who kidnapped a woman early this morning in Boyle Heights was apprehended after a police chase that ended in San Bernardino County ... Recent real estate sales and developments have some Echo Park residents worried about gentrification, according to a neighborhood council member ... Get The Eastsider on Facebook, Twitter, Daily Email Digest & RSS feed News From Our Sponsors For Rent: Massive 2000 Sq Ft Home by LA River For Rent: Remodeled Spanish duplex with patio, bonus room and separate studio Read More »

FIGat7th: Dine, Shop and Play in Downtown Los Angeles

In the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, FIGat7th’s open-air luxe, lifestyle space offers a contemporary urban retail and dining experience for Los Angeles’ residents and visitors alike. The downtown destination is anchored by one of the nation’s first City Target stores and home to fashion powerhouses H&M and Zara and premier retailers Victoria’s Secret, L’Occitane, M•A•C, Bath & Body Works and more. FIGat7th boasts great retail among amazing culinary eateries at TASTE FIGat7th. Read More »

The guardian of a hill called Flat Top

MONTECITO HEIGHTS -- In high school Roy Payan ran the hills of Montecito Heights for cross country. He remembers being chased by road runner hens and a very green place with rabbits and lizards high above the city in a place known as Flat Top. Today, Payan, a 57-year-old retiree, walks the trail to Flat Top and the area is bare. Beer bottles and bullet casings also litter the ground. But the glamour of Flat Top can’t be denied, like a stage atop a hill with the citizens of Los Angeles below as the audience. Read More »