All it needs is a chicken coop! Just hitting the market in Silver Lake , and just around the corner from the Jonathan Gold-approved Night + Market Song , is this Scandinavian-influenced farmhouse at 3223 Larissa Drive.
The Cinderella homes came in different models, but all featured numerous ornamental design elements. | Photos courtesy Chris Lukather The recognizable houses, designed by homebuilder Jean Vandruff, are the subject of a new book Sprinkled throughout Southern California—on cul de sacs, suburban streets, and even major boulevards—are homey ranch houses that at first glance might appear straight out of a storybook
Getty Images/iStockphoto Hosts could rent out second homes under a new proposal Just as Los Angeles starts cracking down on Airbnbs , city officials are looking at loosening the rules to allow hosts to rent out a second home. Right now, these types of rentals—referred to by the city as “vacation homes”—are banned in the city of Los Angeles. Under the city’s new short-term rental rules, a host has to live in their home for at least six months out of the year in order to list it on Airbnb, VRBO, or any other platform.
The mansion—built by one of a handful of women landowners in early Los Angeles—mysteriously burned to the ground on New Year’s Day It was New Year’s Day, 1903 in Santa Monica . Notorious wastrel and once prominent landowner Thomas Jefferson White and his buddies had the run of the infamous Mooney Mansion, the home of White’s adopted mother, Mary Mooney Hotchkiss, who was away on vacation. Around 2 a.m., the mansion, high on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, caught fire.
The 2019 skyline of Downtown Los Angeles. | Shutterstock As photos from 2009 and 2019 prove, developers descended on Downtown Los Angeles What a decade it’s been for Downtown Los Angeles . In the last 10 years, the neighborhood has added thousands of apartments and condos, gained its new tallest skyscraper (if you count the spire), and added some very fancy hotels.
Featuring a red tiled roof, decoratively carved beams, and interior courtyard, the Villa Primavera, photographed here in 1926, was the first apartment complex designed by Arthur and Nina Zwebell.
Built in 1937, the home has been sleekly remodeled Wrapped in redwood and surrounded by tall trees and chutes of bamboo, this Eagle Rock residence has a surprisingly woodsy vibe, given that it’s located just a couple blocks from Colorado Boulevard. The L-shaped home was constructed in the 1930s but has been thoroughly updated with a host of contemporary amenities. The open living and dining space has concrete floors and walls of glass, along with built-in shelving and a fireplace
The 1913 cottage is the former home of Erle C Kenton, the director of numerous Abbot and Costello films. | Photos by Alex Zarour / Virtually Here Studios, courtesy of Courtney Pickard and Boni Bryant/Compass Notable features include hardwood floors, French doors, a brick fireplace, and a century-old avocado tree Built way back in 1913, this shingled Craftsman in Los Feliz has had just three owners, one of whom was early Hollywood filmmaker Erle C
Photo by Bianca Barragan, rendering by HKS Rent-controlled apartments in Hyde Park will be demolished to make way for a sprawling new complex With its blooming trees and courtyards , a new complex that will bring 782 apartments to Hyde Park looks lovely.
Options include a Highland Park bungalow and condos in Santa Monica and Los Feliz Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. We’ve found five homes and condos within about $10,000 of today’s price: $740,000.