Archives for: City & Local Government

L.A. Dodgers, Gang Fan Base & Pride of the City

I love the Dodgers, Dodger Stadium, and the L.A. summers dedicated to watching a game — cold beer, peanuts, hot sun above, Dodgertown swag, nighttime fireworks for the lucky — so I extend a generous applause to LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, the LAPD SWAT team, and the parole agent responsible for the recent arrest of […]

April 2011 Echo Park Home Sales & Notable Properties

Single-Family Homes 333 Dawson Street, 2 + 1 ~ $165,000 1624 Allesandro Street, 2 + 1 ~ $300,000 (Short Sale) 327 N. LaFayette Park Place, 3 + 3 ~ $408,000 (REO) 2322 Vestal Avenue,  3 + 1 ~ $445,000 1552 Lemoyne Street, 2 + 1.75 ~ $532,000 1124 Echo Park Avenue, 3 + 2.5 ~ […]

Calling All Preservationists: Echo Park Historic Monument Dropped to Less Than $1M

For those who subscribe to Old House Journal, Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument No. 257 may be the Echo Park renovation project for you.  The Mediterranean/Spanish Colonial Revival residence, designed by architect John Victor Macka at 817 – 821  N. Glendale Blvd., hit the market this week at $1,100,000. Built in 1937, the 3 bedroom, 2 […]

Echo Park PDA (Public Displays of Art) Saturday, May14th

PDAs go beyond the grassy knolls of Echo Park Lake…  Although you’re more than welcome to make-out, high school-style, all day Saturday, too. Support local Echo Park restaurants, retailers, and artists — or just take a leisurely stroll to music and sidewalk chalk — this Saturday, May 14th, from noon to 6 pm at the […]