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Friday, May 26, 2017

Real Estate

Silver Lake home of architect Allyn Morris up for sale

Allyn E. Morris certainly left his his mark on Silver Lake as well as Echo Park.  The architect created the semi-circular, 1973 apartment building now known as the  Lago Vista condos that loom to the west above Echo Park Lake. In Silver Lake, he designed some  ... Read More »

The Planning Lady

By Christine Peters aka The Planning Lady Here’s the latest batch of notable city planning filings and notices: What’s Brewing Echo Park Allston Yacht Club, 1320 Echo Park Ave.   The owners of Allston Yacht Club  are seeking to continue operation of the existing 1,600 square-foot restaurant ... Read More »

Million dollar slices of Atwater Village go on the market

Sleek and shiny is not what comes to mind when you think of your typical home in Atwater Village, where streets are lined mostly with one and two-story Spanish-Colonial and Tudor-style cottages.  But a new development of narrow, three-story residences  on Casitas Avenue is going to ... Read More »

Is this Highland Park home a de-stucco candidate?

The Eastsider’s post about the Echo Park house flippers who stripped the stucco off an 89-year-old bungalow to expose the original wood siding underneath has others thinking about doing the same  – or at least recommending homes that could benefit from a de-stucco. One Eastsider reader ... Read More »

Echo Park bungalow gets de-stuccoed

Several months ago workers were busy scraping a layer of stucco that had covered the wood siding of an Echo Park bungalow being renovated by house flipper and designer Alexandra Becket and Greg Steinberg of ModOp Design. With the stucco removed and the siding repaired as ... Read More »

Eastside affordable housing projects tainted by fraud charges

Manitou Vistas I & II, Lincoln Heights. Photo from Google Maps. A quartet of affordable housing developments in Echo Park, Historic Filipinotown and Lincoln Heights built by Advanced Development & Investment are hard to miss, with three stories of low-income apartments stacked on parking garages that ... Read More »

Dog park-adjacent condos proposed for Silver Lake

A proposal to build four condominiums on two lots across the street from the Silver Lake Dog Park is scheduled to be reviewed tonight before the urban design committee of the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council.  The owner is seeking city permission to subdivide the property at ... Read More »