Archives for: Echo Park Culture Portfolio

  • Aug28 2012

    2412 Echo Park Avenue

    The Elysian Heights Craftsman-turn-Modernist study at 2412 Echo Park Avenue sold for approximately $846k in August 2012.  Not surprisingly, the kitchen had its own gravitas — a Thermador range, Liebherr fridge, Dornbracht fixtures, and Statuary marble (Carrara’s less veiny sibling) — graced the space.  The home, along with a glass-paneled artist studio, is below street-level […]

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  • Jul24 2012

    The Great Echo Park CleanUp

    The grassroots community event “The Great Echo Park CleanUp” was conjured up on Twitter.  Organized by yours truly and Josh Post of CD13, it seeks to clean the streets of Echo Park — one piece of litter at a time.  July 2012 was the 1st event.  An upcoming event in Echo Park’s Hi-Fi district is […]

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  • Jun26 2012

    Virgin Mary

    Vignettes of the Virgin Mary can be seen throughout Echo Park.  Above: Lot 663 on Logan and Sunset.

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  • Mar21 2012

    36 on Echo

    36 new townhouse condos are being built on Echo Park Avenue and Delta Street, vacant for years.  Builder D.R. Horton  took over the Durbin project (“Smurfs’ Village” to locals), which comprises of 9 floor plans and priced in the high $400’s to low $500’s for 2 to 3 bedroom town home units, all with 2-car […]

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  • Feb28 2012

    843 East Kensington Road

    Angeleno Heights is home to historic Victorian architecture, including those that fall within the Mills Act. The property tax abatement program, or Mills Act,  allows owners of historically preserved and restored homes tax savings between 40 to 60 percent each year.   The 1901-built 4 bedroom, 4 bath “painted lady” at 843 East Kensington Road […]

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