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Daily Archives: June 25, 2015

Eagle Rock home sells for $250k over asking; El Sereno 4-bedroom sells for $440k & more

Eagle Rock is one of the most competitive real estate markets on the Eastside, and we've got a recent home sale to prove it. A Spanish-style home on Hill Drive sold for $950,000 - $250,000 over the original asking price If you are priced out of Eagle Rock, check out the remodeled 4-bedroom, 2-bath home that sold in El Sereno for a relatively modest $440,000. Meanwhile, in Glassell Park, a two-level California bungalow with exposed wood beams sold for $721,000.

Close Encounters of the Echo Park Kind: Artist connects with community while making a mural

ECHO PARK -- Skateboarders. Grandmothers. Musicians. They have all stopped by as artist Katrina Alexy has spent the past five months transforming a 40-foot long cinderblock wall next to a public parking lot into whimsical mosaic artwork. She could have completed the bulk of the work more quickly in her Highland Park studio – but what fun is that compared to the countless encounters she had with the people from all corners of Echo Park?

I’ll meet you at Tom LaBonge Square

LOS FELIZ -- Only a few days before termed-out District 4 Councilman Tom LaBonge leaves office, some fellow council members want to give him a going away present: Tom LaBonge Square. The intersection of Tracy and St. George streets near John Marhsall High - LaBonge's alma mater - would be named in his honor under a council motion presented by Councilman Mitch O'Farrell.