Archives for: Craftsman

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. […]

400 North Bixel Street

Ah, yes — with the arrival of this beautiful California Craftsman at 400 North Bixel Street — the needle ticks one step closer to midnight with the gentrification of Echo Park’s Hi-Fi neighborhood. That is certainly not a complaint, as this large (2,500+ square feet large) lime green home has been tastefully updated with character […]

CD13 Unveils Hi-Fi Gateway Marker

If you’ve ever wondered where the western boundary of Echo Park’s Historic Filipinotown neighborhood is, tomorrow’s unveiling will mark the way. At 9:30 am on February 20th, Council District 13’s Mitch O’Farrell will unveil the Historic Filipinotown Gateway Marker and Temple Streetscape Project at 262 N. Silver Lake Blvd., just before the Temple Street Bridge. […]

Black Star Building and Design Moves to Echo Park

You may think a new bar has arrived in Echo Park’s Hi-Fi district — a sleek black and white sign and horizontal wooden slats beckoning you in — but Black Star happens to be a full-service building and design co-op founded by general contractor Matthew Pope. He’s responsible for many posh renovations and restorations around […]