Archives for: Architecture & Design

1833 Lemoyne Street

The listing for 1833 Lemoyne Street describes the home as a “Plain Jane” craftsman. I feel that really does a disservice to it. Is it a clean home, untouched by unnecessary modern updates? Absolutely. But, it’s certainly not plain. Think of it as Rachel Leigh Cook from “She’s All That” before the whole makeover. You […]

1907 Berkeley Avenue

It gets hard trying to find a new angle to write about another remodeled Echo Park bungalow. That’s not to detract from what we have here in front of us, as it is another welcome specimen, but only the laments of this here author. Anyway, moving on… Right off the bat, I like the grey […]

1926 Whitmore Avenue

It’s a strange dilemma to live on a property where both the main home and guest home are similar in size (cozy) and aesthetic (modern). What does one do? Do you just live in both and pick which kitchen you want to have dinner in for the night? Do you rent one out? But then […]

2339 Vestal Avenue

Echo Park isn’t necessarily the wild Eastside frontier it was just a decade back but, at 2339 Vestal, that’s not to say you can’t pretend. Break out your rocker, grab your rifle, and you’ll be stoopin’ like a prospector in no time. Old West jokes aside, thankfully the cabin-esque look of the porch ends outside, as […]