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Silver Lake Mid-Century Modern Treehouse

Silver Lake Mid-Century Modern Treehouse
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Sponsored Post Open House: Sunday, Oct. 4 from 2 pm to 5 pm 1977 Lucile Avenue True Mid-Century modern living is found in this Silver Lake “treehouse” designed by architect Robert A. Pratt circa 1954. Brilliantly sited to capture spectacular 180 degree views from the mountains to the ocean, this organic 2-bedroom/3-bath  home is on […]

Echo Park apartments to get millennial makeover; Highland Park’s road diet debate

Echo Park apartments to get millennial makeover; Highland Park’s road diet debate

Echo Park | Jeroen and Maggie/Instagram A Seattle real estate firm plans to renovate Echo Park’s “Big Mama Court” apartments with millennials in mind. “The goal is for this to look like a Moroccan boutique hotel.”  Bloomberg (h/t Curbed) Efforts to improve safety on Figueroa Street in Highland Park have run into concerns about reducing […]

Echo Park apartments to get millennial makeover; Highland Park’s road diet debate

Echo Park apartments to get millennial makeover; Highland Park’s road diet debate

Echo Park | Jeroen and Maggie/Instagram A Seattle real estate firm plans to renovate Echo Park’s “Big Mama Court” apartments with millennials in mind. “The goal is for this to look like a Moroccan boutique hotel.”  Bloomberg (h/t Curbed) Efforts to improve safety on Figueroa Street in Highland Park have run into concerns about reducing […]

Rowena Road Diet traffic and anger spill over into side streets

Rowena Road Diet traffic and anger spill over into side streets

SILVER LAKE — The biggest complaint about the Rowena Road Diet heard at a recent community meeting was about the drivers who now jam side streets looking for a short cut. A video posted by LAist shows how jammed and heated things get on one of those narrow side streets, Angus Street, where drivers are […]

Small-lot housing project coming to Lincoln Heights

Small-lot housing project coming to Lincoln Heights

Nine homes are planned for this vacant lot on Griffin Avenue LINCOLN HEIGHTS —  A developer is planning to build nine homes on a vacant Griffin Avenue lot in one of the neighborhood’s first small-lot projects. 4Site Holdings, a Silver Lake developer, is requesting to subdivide the approximately 12,000-square-foot property at 2844 Griffin Avenue to […]

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

ELYSIAN VALLEY — Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was found inside a parked vehicle in the 1600 block of Blake Avenue this afternoon. Officers found the victim at about 4 p.m., said LAPD spokesman Mike Lopez. “It’s being treated as a homicide,” he said. Eagle Rock 911 posted photos […]

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley

ELYSIAN VALLEY — Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was found inside a parked vehicle in the 1600 block of Blake Avenue this afternoon. Officers found the victim at about 4 p.m., said LAPD spokesman Mike Lopez. “It’s being treated as a homicide,” he said. Eagle Rock 911 posted photos […]

Pickup truck smashes into York Boulevard cafe

Pickup truck smashes into York Boulevard cafe

HIGHLAND PARK — A hit-and-run driver smashed into the Highland Cafe early this morning, with passersby watching as the pickup backed out of the damaged cafe and fled down York Boulevard, reports ABC7.  No one was injured, according the cafe’s Instagram account. Last night’s hit-and-run on York comes one week after a 51-year-old woman was […]

Finally some shade at York Park

Finally some shade at York Park

HIGHLAND PARK —  A long-promised canopy has been finally installed at York Park, rising like a giant tent over the central play area.  While the new park at the corner of York Boulevard and Avenue 50 has several trees, they are still too small to provide much shelter from the sun.  Unfortunately,  the York Park […]

Body found inside Los Feliz vehicle

Body found inside Los Feliz vehicle

LOS FELIZ  —  Police are investigating the discovery of a man’s decomposing body this morning inside the backseat of a parked car near the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge on the border of Los Feliz and Silver Lake. A transient this morning reported seeing a body slumped in the backseat of a vehicle parked in the 3200 block […]