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Soaring A-frame in Topanga seeks $1.1M

Built among trees, the 1970s home has planked walls and original parquet floors Hip hip hoor-A-frame! This striking Topanga home was built in 1970 and boasts airy interiors accentuated by its towering ceiling and walls of glass. Within the home’s angular living space are three bedrooms and two bathrooms—including a lofted master suite—spread across 1,536 [...]

2019-08-06T23:30:27+00:00August 6th, 2019|Real Estate News|

An LA without gas stations?

The county’s plan calls on more people to walk, bike, or take public transit. | Shutterstock A county sustainability plan is the latest framework for a carbon-free LA Oil derricks and refineries would disappear from the region. Gas stations would become irrelevant. Streetscapes would be dominated by electric vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians. That’s the vision [...]

2019-08-06T04:19:54+00:00August 6th, 2019|Real Estate News|

Remodeled 1920s farmhouse on a park-like lot in Mt. Washington asking $1.9M

Photos by Darwin Nercessian/DNA Image, courtesy of Dan Mancinelli and Brian Moore “It’s all about the outdoor spaces” Now up for grabs in Mt. Washington is this Dutch Colonial-style farmhouse located about a block west of the Self-Realization Fellowship Headquarters. Built in 1921, the home has never been on the open market before. That’s not to [...]

2019-08-02T22:01:17+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Real Estate News|

LA will explore inclusionary zoning citywide

Shutterstock Councilmember Gil Cedillo says “certain parts of the city should not be responsible for meeting the entire city’s affordable housing goals” City planners are about to start exploring options to ensure affordable housing is built in every part of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles City Council instructed the planning department today to come up [...]

2019-07-31T22:35:50+00:00July 31st, 2019|Real Estate News|

LA reinstates ban on sleeping overnight in cars

A 2015 file photo of a homeless resident and his vehicle in Hollywood. | Getty Images Homeless advocates call the law—which is now set to expire in January—“brutal,” “cruel,” and “draconian” The Los Angeles City Council voted 13-0 today to reinstate a temporary ordinance that went into effect in early 2017, making it illegal to [...]

2019-07-31T02:47:14+00:00July 31st, 2019|Real Estate News|

1920s Storybook-style duplex asking $749K in Pasadena

With some TLC, it could really blossom Built in 1929, this Storybook-style duplex in Pasadena is in need of a fairy godmother (or father). Located at 1497 East Maple Street, the turreted residence contains two one-bedroom, one-bath units within its 1,532 square feet. While the duplex’s kitchens and bathrooms have seen some unfortunate remuddling, there’s [...]

2019-07-25T22:50:49+00:00July 25th, 2019|Real Estate News|

AIDS Healthcare Foundation suing to stop Amoeba tower

A rendering of the tower that would replace Amoeba. | Courtesy of GPI Companies The Amoeba store is “a cultural resource” After unsuccessfully appealing the city to stop an apartment tower that would replace Hollywood’s Amoeba Music building, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and the Coalition to Preserve LA are now suing. The two groups filed [...]

2019-07-25T01:35:46+00:00July 25th, 2019|Real Estate News|