Archives for: Architecture & Design

2022 Vestal Avenue

The Blackbirds have landed. Modern, Scandinavian-style living comes to Echo Park via the latest from renowned eastside architect Barbara Bestor and development company LocalConstruct. The Blackbirds are now available for purchase (well, those that aren’t already accounted for anyway). Perched high in the hills, with 18 total units in 4 unique floor plans, they range […]

1961 Preston Avenue

Homes like 1961 Preston Avenue are quickly becoming the new normal of Echo Park — generic, updated bungalows that will comfortably satisfy early urban adapters. Not that there is anything wrong with that. Crawling ever closer to Silver Lake prices, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home comes to us at $869,000 for just around 1,450 […]

2300 Avon Street

Smooth grey stucco. Words you rarely hear together–particularly in a positive light–and yet, checking out this 2 bedroom, 1 bath 1937 traditional, I find it oddly appealing. If anyone is wondering whether Silver Lake prices have made their way into Echo Park, let this $749,000 home be an example. Sure that’s on the lower end […]

1919 Cerro Gordo Street

The description for this home may call it Silver Lake, but the boundary lines tell another story – 1919 Cerro Gordo Street is all Echo Park, baby! Why they be hatin’? Maybe they are worried that the nearly $1.3 million asking price is just wee-high for Echo Park? Possibly, but I’d say it has a […]