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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Real Estate

Is another Echo Park building going to the dogs?

It was only a few years when K-9 Loft converted a former clothing shop in a large Sunset Boulevard building into a chocolate-colored doggie day care center and store (business must be good because the business recently opened a Sherman Oaks outlet). A few blocks east ... Read More »

An Eagle Rock home that rises above the rest

Hill Drive has long reigned as Eagle Rock’s premier residential street, with giant homes sprawling over gently rolling lots. But one home has long loomed over the others: the Bekins-Lane-Kvassay mansion. The home, built in 1927 by the founder of the Bekins moving company, sits atop ... Read More »

Echo Park condo living comes to busy Sunset Boulevard

There’s a bus stop outside the front door. The back entrance is not that inviting either, with a narrow alley running past abandoned furniture and abandoned-looking houses. But in the middle of this noisy and somewhat chaotic section of Echo Park rises a serene and orderly ... Read More »

A new vision for Alvarado & Sunset

If you are looking for a peaceful and tranquil place to live, then the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Alvarado Street in Echo Park is probably not the place for you. Developer Clyde Wood readily concedes that anyone seeking suburban peace and quiet should probably head ... Read More »

The changing of the guard at The Libby House

Back in May, The Eastsider published a story about longtime Angelino Heights resident and community leader Peggy Levine, who lost the landmark Victorian home she spent 30 years restoring as part of a foreclosure. On Thursday night, the new owner of Levine’s former home, known as ... Read More »

The significant impacts of the Barlow Hospital development

The proposal to build a 1.2 million-square-foot development on the grounds of Barlow Hospital next to Elysian Park would most likely have significant impacts on everything from scenic views and air quality to historic structures and traffic congestion. It also might be smelly. Those findings come ... Read More »

It’s all about real estate today in Echo Park *

The real estate market is still limping along. But, at least for today, Echo Park real estate development and policy takes center stage at public meetings over projects near Echo Park Lake and Elysian Park. This afternoon, the city council’s Planning & Land Use Management Committee ... Read More »

An Eastside real estate office that’s got cops covered

hen it comes to buying and selling a home and getting a mortgage. Even with relatively high-paying careers and job security, LAPD officers still face a challenge in securing loans and finding a suitable and affordable property, Baeza said. Not surprisingly, officers don’t like to live ... Read More »