Echo Park

Elysian Heights Story Book Cottage with amazing views of the Hollywood Hills!

This is the perfect house for lovers of old architecture who want an unspoiled canvas to work with. The thick walls, curved fireplace and original windows and hardware make this a magnet for those that appreciate craftsmanship.  Put that together with a great location in the hills of Echo Park directly across from Elysian Park and amazing views from multiple windows and what else could you want?  The "moat and drawbridge' entrance to the front drawer only add to the charm. original story book details I expected this Echo Park home to sell the first week it was on the market.  Priced at $675,000,...

Echo Park Condos - The Sunset Five condos in Echo Park still up for grabs

We haven't seen many newly constructed Echo Park Condos so the developers of the Sunset Five condo complex probably expected them to fly off the shelf.  You many have read my post about the Sunset Five condos in Echo Park.  I thought the units were over priced when they first came on the market, and 4 months later my opinion has not changed. Below is a chart of the Sunset Five Echo Park Condos showing their relative size and price changes since they came on the market in October of 2009.

Sunset five condos price chart

As you can see from the last column, the price reductions...

The Sunset Five - New Architectural Condos on Sunset Blvd in Echo Park

It seems a lot of buyers are looking for modern architecture these days and for those who like the open feel of a loft but also want to have walls and doors on their bedrooms, the Sunset Five in Echo Park could be an option. An option, if you're ready to be an urban pioneer.
Echo Park, has changed dramatically over the years and is attracting buyers who like the urban landscape and diverse culture. This new development may be just what the doctor ordered or it may be a little ahead of its time for its particular location.
The modern exterior of concrete block, glass and corrugated metal is a sharp contrast to the surrounding properties. There are old homes on either side and across the street, a commercial strip of little shops and a neighborhood bar called Little Joy. It seems it may be a while before this particular...

Elysian Heights Duplex! Buy a duplex in Echo Park get help paying your mortgage

Elysian Heights duplex for sale in Echo Park I've talked about this before.  Why buy a house when you can buy income property and have a tenant help you pay your mortgage? That post was about properties for sale in Silver Lake, but the same information holds true for whatever area you are looking to buy. This property is located at 2158 VESTAL AVE and consists of  a 2 bedroom/1 bath unit plus a 1 bedroom/1 bath unit.  ...

Check out Lago Vista - Cool Mid Century Modern condos overlooking Echo Park Lake!

There are a lot of folks living in and around Silver Lake and Echo Park who probably don't know that this particular condo complex exists. It's known as Lago Vista.  The complex was designed by a Mid Century Modern architect by the name of Allyn E Morris.  He liked to weave his slender structures to follow the shape of the land.  His first home was the Max Bubeck house in Eagle Rock, built in 1956 and he designed a number of inventive houses, apartment buildings, offices and shopping center. Most of his work included moderns properties built in the 50's, including his own ...
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