Archives for: Architecture & Design

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 […]

Carroll Avenue Victorian Homes

Frilly “painted ladies” are the norm along Angeleno Heights’ Carroll Avenue.  The lampposts on this famous Echo Park street may be familiar to some.  They are identical to ones on Main Street,  Disneyland, Anaheim.

Angeleno Heights Craftsman Bungalow With Pool

Angeleno Heights, widely known for its ornate Victorians on Carroll Avenue, has some competition this week.  A Craftsman Bungalow — modest at under 1,500 square feet and 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths — packs an amazing feature: a swimming pool! The home’s 1903 austere, yet rich interior has been appropriately preserved: exposed rafters in the living […]

July 2011 Echo Park Home Sales: Victorian Sells for $1.1M

While June favored the investor-savvy in Echo Park, July was a robust month for owner-occupying home buyers. An 1888 Eastlake Victorian within the coveted Angelino Heights HPOZ — Historic-Cultural Monument #321 at  1442 Kellam Avenue  — was purchased for just shy of its $1,133,000 list price and only on the market for a mere 8 days. […]