Archives for: Architecture & Design

Small-Lot Homes

New construction homes are rare in the Eastside of town, but a few real estate developers have stepped up to the challenge — building architectural, single family small-lot homes.  Heyday Partnership, who’ve previously crafted Echo Park’s Dick+Jane project, have graced Glassell Park with 6 new construction LEED gold-certified homes called “Peak Place.”

Peak Place by Heyday

Why move to the suburbs when living in the urban community makes more sense? Heyday Partnership, the small-lot real estate developers who brought us Eagle Rock’s Rock Row, Echo Park’s Dick+Jane, and Silver Lake’s Buzz Court, have graced NeLA with 6 new construction LEED gold-certified homes.   Only 2 small-lot homes remain in the Glassell Park […]

ARTIS Trail Opening Ceremony

Attention, urban trail enthusiasts in Echo Park: there’s a new path in town.  Okay, not really new, but developed. Come Thursday, November 21st,  at 11 a.m. CD-13 Councilman Mitch O’Farrell and real estate developer Planet Home Living will unveil the trail marker welcoming the Elysian Heights hillside behind the ARTIS community of 15 small lot […]

1111 Sunset – Apartments, Not Condos?!

Sigh. It’s a sad day in Echo Park real estate. The beloved William Pereira-designed 1960s building at 1111 W. Sunset Blvd., anchoring Victor Heights and Chinatown with sublime views of Downtown, will become market-rate apartment rentals, not condos. Completion of the residential 8-story project is scheduled for January 2014. After amassing calls and inquiries from […]