Archives for: Architecture & Design

Gaspar

New construction was once a rarity in Echo Park, but an increasing demand for housing has spurred on the development of small-lot homes.  Gaspar, a collection of homes by Planet Home Living, sits above Sunset Blvd. and commands a spectacular view of downtown L.A.  Learn more about these small-lot homes here.

1621 1/2 Rockwood Street

When searching for an ideal starter near DTLA, there are probably a few boxes you want checked. You’re most likely looking for something older with character, that still has modern amenities. Two bedrooms are a definite, maybe a little more. You’d likely want something in the middle of it all, but on a quiet street. […]

416 S. Spring Street #810 – El Dorado Lofts

In 1915, Charlie Chaplin took residence at El Dorado, formerly known as Hotel Stowell and prized for its extensive Batchelder-tiled lobby and enameled brick and terra cotta façade. The building, designed by architect Frederick Noonan and built by financier N.W. Stowell, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1914, it was […]

The Elysian Opens 96 Spendy Rentals

The world of leasing just got swank and spendy in Echo Park, to the tune of $1,400 to $6,500 rent per month for 670 square feet for studio lofts to 1,650 square feet for jaw-dropping 2+2 penthouse suites. William Pereira’s Mid-Century architectural 8-story monolith at 1115 & 1111 W. Sunset Blvd., has undergone major reconstructive […]