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Temple Street attracts more residential development

The remaking of Temple Street continues as yet another developer has proposed building a large residential building between Echo Park and Downtown. Laterra Development has filed an application with the Planning Department to build a 53-unit residential building at the southwest corner of Temple and Beaudry streets, a site now occupied by an auto repair shop. The project would include ... Read More »

A new look on Temple Street

HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN — Many new large apartment buildings are often derided as “stucco boxes.” Well, you can’t say that about Cactus, one of the new apartment buildings that been built along Temple Street. Tenants have begun to move into the four-story, 47-unit apartment complex that stretches across the entire block between Coronado and Carondelet streets. Designed by Patrick Tighe Architecture ... Read More »

Echo Park’s southern gateway the site of more big development

ECHO PARK —  Developers have pulled permits to build nearly 100 apartments, a cafe and a gym in three new and existing buildings on Glendale Boulevard near the First Street-Beverly Boulevard bridge.  It’s one of several projects that if completed would dramatically change the southern gateway to Echo Park from Downtown. The new project would be spread across the 100 ... Read More »

More new development coming to Eagle Rock Boulevard [updated]

GLASSELL PARK — Tractors have cleared the site and a pile of steel beams have been unloaded in preparation for the construction of  Perch Apartments, the most recent of a string of new residential developments that have been built or are in the works for Eagle Rock Boulevard. The 59-unit apartment building, which is being constructed at the corner of ... Read More »

Echo Park bungalow court declared historic landmark

ECHO PARK – The City Council today voted to declare a 1920s-era bungalow court a historic cultural monument. A tenant who lives in the Spanish-Revival style dwellings at 1456 Echo Park Avenue began the effort to win landmark status and protection for Wurfl Court after the new owner proposed demolishing the cluster of single-story, rent-controlled apartments with  as many as a dozen ... Read More »