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Modern Silver Lake Hillside Residence with Its own Sound Studio

1839 Maltman is a three story Silver Lake hillside residence designed by Robert Hisn and Michael Poirier in 2006. Robert Hsin achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council.  Michael Poirier has a diverse practice of architectural design, interior design and urban planning, having  done many Silver Lake renovations and ground-up projects including serving as lead designer for the Toy Factory Lofts in Downtown Los Angeles.  Poirier is also an active member of the local music and design scenes. Speaking of the music scene, if you are in the market for a Silver Lake home with a recording studio, this place is a must see. The home’s original media room was converted by the current owner indo a recording studio with separate live and control rooms.

 Modern Silver Lake home with sound studio...

Modern architectural 2190 Talmadge St., aka the Gogol House, hits the Los Feliz Market

2190 Talmadge St. - The Gogol House2190 Talmadge is a unique home in the Franklin Hills designed by Rafael  in the 30's

2190 Talmadge St. in the Franklin Hills was designed in 1939 for Surgeon Louis Gogol and his wife by Raphael S. Soriano, FAIA. Soriano was an influential architect and educator who helped define a period of 20th century architecture that came to be known as Mid-century modern. Of the 50 buildings...

The Silver Lake Jubilee Takes It To The Streets May 21 & 22

Joyful times arrive in  Silver Lake on May 21st and 22nd when the 2nd annual 2-day music and arts street festival, The Silver Lake Jubilee unfurls a festival of music (50 + bands), comedy, literature (readings & book signings), film, “theater, dance and derby,” the visual arts, and neighborhood organizing. If that’s not enough to put you over the moon, Jet Propulsion Laboratory will be showcasing a Mars rover! With full schedules of performances on three different stages, even a fraction of the fun cannot be listed here, so make your plans at the Silver Lake Jubilee web site. Silver Lake Jubilee Flyer...

Taste of the Eastside – Barnsdall Art Park in Los Feliz

 Taste of the Eastside – Barnsdall Art Park in Los Feliz

taste of the Eastside event at Barnsdall Art ParkJoin locals and visitors alike on May 15, 2011 for the annual Taste of the Eastside in Barnsdall Park just off Hollywood Blvd in Los Feliz. Beginning at 1pm and lasting until 5, local venders and restaurants will be displaying their specialties for taste adventures and sensations. Barnsdall Park is home to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House, originally designed and built for Aline Barnsdall in the 1920s.  The city of Los Angeles completed the Great Lawn around the house as originally envisioned by Wright in 2007 which makes Banrsdall Park the perfect location for this special event. The Taste of the Eastside...

Los Feliz is for Book Lovers

Skylight Books in Los Feliz has a terric selection and plenty of events to check outIf you live in the Los Feliz area and you are a book lover, it’s time to crack the cover on the varied and interesting bookstores in and around Los Feliz. The “best seller” on the list is one of the top independent bookstores in all of Los Angeles. Skylight Books at 1818 N. Vermont Avenue and its Arts Annex at 1814 North Vermont are a wonderful duo and a perfect place to while away an afternoon. Even their website is good reading. Don’t forget...

Rose Scharlin School – Los Angeles' Oldest Cooperative Nursery School

Located at the apex of Los Feliz, Atwater Village and Silver Lake is the Rose Scharlin School in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles.  Founded in 1939 originally as Echo Park Cooperative Nursery School, Rose Scharlin School has since been branded as Los Angeles’ oldest cooperative nursery school. In 1946 several members of the cooperative broke away from the original location and with them came Mrs. Rose Scharlin who was no doubt the driving force behind the school. Rose originated the idea of parents and children growing and learning together within a group and eventually the Echo Park school location closed down and merged with the new school now sporting the name of the Rose Scharlin School since the death of Rose in 1948.Rose Scharlin Nursery School...

Updated Los Feliz Spanish home is bound to sell quickly

1954 N Berendo St. is a wonderfully updated 1921 Franklin Square Los Feliz Spanish in turn key condition. The inviting front porch leads to a large living room with an original Bachelder Tile fireplace. There is also a generously sized dining room bathed in natural light from the surrounding windows. The kitchen’s stainless steel Viking appliances, new floors, countertops and cabinetry will bring out the chef in anyone.

berendo bachelder fireplace in this Franklin Square Los Feliz Spanish

This Los Feliz  Spanish...
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