Archives for: Echo Park Real Estate

Archives for October 2011

September Echo Park Home Sales

There were several notable sales in Echo Park for the month of September. A beautifully maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on Elsinore — with all the time-honored details of a true Craftsman — sold for $699,000. A cash purchase was needed for an Angeleno Heights HPOZ fixer at 1039 W. Kensington, which got saved […]

A New Old-Fashioned, Courtesy of Mohawk Bend

What do U.S. President Harry S. Truman, Don Drapper, Huck Finn, and an Echo Park hipster have in common?  A cocktail, of course! The Old-Fashioned — a titillating marriage of ice, sugar, bitters, whiskey, and fruit garnish, circa 1880s Kentucky — receives an updated, creative twist at Mohawk Bend. Cheekily named the “New Old-Fashioned,” every […]

817 N. Glendale: A Historic Home for $799,500

Architect John Victor Macka’s Historic Cultural Monument #257, known less formally to locals as “that white house across the lake,”  received a hefty price drop this week.  Initially listed at $999,975, it’s now priced to sell at $799,500. A lush backyard would be perfect for a vegetable garden and a pool. The living room, with […]

Celaya, An Echo Park Bakery

The Angeleno palate has grown accustomed to baked goodies from Cuban monolith Porto’s Bakery but, in Echo Park, locals prefer a little neighborhood Mexican bakery. Celaya, a cute square-shaped pastry shop on Sunset Blvd., bustles with charm and brims with racks of baked goods.  Sure, it’s frontage is plain and straight-forward, but a visit inside […]