Echo Park shack atop a towering stairway sells for $250k; Hot competition in Eagle Rock & Echo Park; El Sereno bargain goes for $175 per-square-foot
This roundup of recent Eastside home sales features a 1-bedroom Echo Park shack - located at the top of a serious set of stairs - that sold for $250,000. Homes for sales in Echo Park have been averaging about 7 offers over the last 90 days, revealing very heavy competition for buyers in this neighborhood.
ELYSIAN VALLEY -- Developers and investors have discovered Elysian Valley, the narrow riverfront community packed with small homes, warehouses and artists studios. After many residents have expressed concern about gentrification and over development, the Planning Department has unveiled a set of changes that would would reduce the height and size of new projects proposed for a strip of commercial parcels that front the L.A. River
Hipsters aren’t the only population that has increased in the past few years on the Eastside. The ranks of seniors has as swelled, prompting an effort to expand a busy senior community center in Griffith Park that serves an area stretching from Echo Park to East Hollywood.
Morning Report: A grand opening will be held today, Wednesday, June 3, for the Lincoln Heights Certified Farmers Market at Daly and Broadway streets in the parking lot behind the 99 cent store ... Students at the L.A. River School in Glassell Park are learning about and applying water-saving techniques in the campus garden ... Got photos to share? Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla or send them via email to hello@theEastsiderLA.com
Lummis Day- The Festival of Northeast Los Angeles - marks its 10th anniversary with an expansion to a three-day event at five Northeast L.A. sites on June 5, 6 and 7, featuring music, poetry, dance, art, theater and opera representing a rainbow of cultural traditions. Admission to all events is free.