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Franklin Avenue Elementary School In Los Feliz

Franklin Avenue Elementary School in Los Feliz is one of the top-rated elementary schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District. It's in a great location in Los Feliz and parents and the children are huge supporters of the school. They refer to it as a village with the slogan "It takes a village to raise a child".

Front of Franklin Avenue Elementary School in Los Feliz

greatschools.org, a popular school rating site,  lists Franklin Avenue Elementary as being among the few public elementary schools in California that has received a Great Schools Rating of 9 out of 10. Based on reviews of 44 school community members,...

The Jenkyns House at 1973 Redesdale Ave in Silver Lake

1973 Redesdale Ave Silver Lake -The Jenkyns House

The Jenkyns House, at 1973 Redesdale Avenue in Silver Lake was conceived by Josef Van der Kar in 1960.  Currently on its third owners, the The Jenkyns House is a prime example of modernist architecture and carries many of the traits made famous by the architect.  Punctuated by walls of glass, open living spaces and a brick wall fireplace, it is easily recognizable as one of Van der Kar's works.

1973 REDESDALE has a brick fireplace and walls of glass

 Josef Van der Kar was a second-generation modernist known both for his political activism as well as his architecture. In the early 40’s, “Van” as he was known to friends, collaborated with fellow architect Gregory Ain...

Los Feliz Spanish In The Franklin Elementary School Boundaries

3456 Ben Lomond Place In Los Feliz 3456 Ben Lomond Spanish home in Los Feliz has great curb appealLos Feliz Spanish

New on the market this week is this lovely Los Feliz Spanish in the Franklin Avenue Elementary School boundaries.  Why do I think the school is important enough to mention it up front?  Well, there are a couple of schools in the Silver Lake an Los Feliz area that get high scores from parents, students and independent ranking organizations and Franklin Elementary is one of them.  Buying a home that includes a great school can save parents plenty of cash and also add to the resale value when it's time...
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