Is it the house flipper who sells the restored bungalow to a white couple? Or is the owner of the new cafe serving avocado toast responsible? It's neither. According to an Occidental College professor, you can credit (or blame) the past efforts of neighborhood activists and artists for turning into Eagle Rock and Highland Park into poster child examples of "stage model of gentrification."
HIGHLAND PARK -- LADWP crews were working to repair a busted eight-inch water main that flooded Monte Vista Street, buckled pavement and cut off water service early this morning.
This Country English style residence sits on a sloped, sunny street and has a welcoming front patio. Formal living and dining rooms are highlighted by light hardwood flooring, original built-ins and coved ceilings. From the windows find lovely views of the surrounding hillsides. The bright kitchen has butcher-block countertops, lots of cabinet space and a pantry. Bedrooms are well-proportioned and feature the second and third bedrooms in tandem, presenting an ideal setup as an office or dressing room.
HIGHLAND PARK -- York Boulevard in recent years has become the neighborhood hot spot for cafes, bars, art galleries and boutiques. But for many people, York Boulevard remains the place to go to get your car fixed at places with names like Bernie’s, Herbie’s, Sam’s and Ray’s. In fact, auto repair is one of York Boulevard’s biggest businesses, with more than two dozen shops in operation.
HIGHLAND PARK — Passersby have been watching as the long-time home of Frank’s Highland Park undergoes a renovation, revealing a row of old windows and brickwork that had been covered up for decades by a large yellow and blue sign.
Mid-Century meets Laurel Canyon refuge. Think c.1970’s, fall in love and 941 Pine Grove is born. Sippin’ on a cool one, the surround of Joni singing “Blue” from the six speakers outside. Friends gather in various lush garden alcoves. This is a transcendent California moment, in your quintessential L.A. home tucked in the hills.
HIGHLAND PARK -- A new bar is in the works for the 5600 block of Figueroa Street in an area where several new businesses have opened and buildings are undergoing renovation.
HIGHLAND PARK -- Jane Parshall had never heard of the Amgen Tour of California, the nation's largest bike race, until it was too late. On Sunday morning, Parshall discovered that her Volvo station wagon had been impounded because it had been parked on Piedmont Avenue, part of the route the elite cyclists took as they raced through on their way to the finish line in Pasadena. When Parshall went to claim her Volvo, she ran into many other Northeast L.A. residents whose vehicles had also been impounded for being left on the route.
HIGHLAND PARK -- Thursday was cloudy and cool at Dockweiler State Beach. But the unseasonably cool weather did not deter a group of students from Highland Park's Buchanan Street Elementary from participating in a beach clean up .
This meticulously restored Craftsman is tastefully upgraded with unmatched original and new finishes, an open floor plan with excellent indoor/outdoor living. It offers all that today’s buyer is looking for, and more