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Monday, January 23, 2017

development

New homes in the works for Eagle Rock and Hermon

Developers are wasting no time this year preparing for new projects, with the Planning Department receiving requests to build new homes in Eagle Rock and Hermon. The Eagle Rock project calls for demolishing a one-story commercial building at 4344 Eagle Rock Boulevard south of York Boulevard ... Read More »

Can historic designation save an Echo Park bungalow court?

ECHO PARK - Are a set of bungalows from the 1920s historically significant? As developers try to replace the Spanish-Revival style dwellings at 1456 Echo Park Avenue with as many as a dozen new three-story homes, one tenant has nominated the 94-year-old cluster of residences as a historic cultural monument. Read More »

20 new Highland Park homes planned for Avenue 56

HIGHLAND PARK — A developer is planning to build as many as 20 homes on Avenue 56 near York Boulevard under the city’s small-lot development ordinance. A company called 1118 AVENUE 56, LLC has filed an application with the Planning Department that seeks permission to build the ... Read More »

Big Glassell Park apartment project in the works

GLASSELL PARK — A big apartment developer is planning to build a large residential project on San Fernando Road near the Super King market. Fairfield Residential has filed an application with the Planning Department for a 370-unit multifamily project on a large parcel, now occupied industrial ... Read More »

New housing proposed for York Boulevard

HIGHLAND PARK — York Boulevard has attracted plenty of new shops, bars and restaurants. Now it might get some new housing as well. A developer is proposing to build a 22-unit residential and commercial project on York Boulevard near Nolden Street. Lofts on York LLC has ... Read More »

Super-sized Echo Park development headed for Temple Street

ECHO PARK — An afternoon ground breaking ceremony is planned for today, Oct. 27, for the newest and largest apartment project on Temple Street: the Alexan South Echo. With five floors, 200 apartments and nearly 22,000-square-feet of retail space spread over 1.7-acres, the Alexan South Echo ... Read More »

Highland Park rent strikers face eviction

HIGHLAND PARK — Eviction notices are being issued in a rent strike at the Marmion Royal as the confrontation between tenants and landlord escalates, according to the L.A. Times. After the new owners began raising rents on renovated units by 50% earlier this year, the tenants said in ... Read More »

Residential development headed for Riverside Drive

SILVER LAKE —  A new development of single-family homes and a separate, 120-unit apartment complex are now in the works for Riverside Drive on the far north end of Silver Lake, raising concern among some residents. Crews have already begun clearing several vacant lots for the ... Read More »

Echo Park empty lots may not be empty for long

ECHO PARK — New homes and restaurants are planned for a trio of empty lots on Alvarado Street and Glendale Boulevard.  These projects have been in the works for a while but it looks like their backers are renewing efforts to get them built. Here’s the ... Read More »