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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

Silver Lake real estate attracts buyers with its beautiful natural setting, indie vibe, and historic mid-century modern homes for sale. A hilly terrain surrounding a broad water reservoir offers picturesque views, and the central location of Silver Lake’s real estate provides convenient access to downtown and east LA (for details, read our Silver Lake, CA neighborhood guide).

2151 Kenilworth Avenue In Silver Lake

It’s been a while since we’ve had such an incredible Silver Lake listing on the market! This charming traditional home was built in 1935 and is located in the desirable Ivanhoe Elementary School District. The 2,156 square foot residence has a beautiful living room with French doors that open to an entertaining deck with terrific views of the Silver Lake Reservoir.

1718 Webster Avenue in Silver Lake

2BR/3BA
$1,235,000

I’m loving the newly listed Greenwood House, built in 1954 by architect Lee B. Kline. It’s set high in the hills of Silver Lake on a street-to-street lot. The home includes a redwood bridge/deck that leads to the entrance, lots of outdoor space and a beautiful kidney shaped pool, which you don’t find too often in the area.

2739 Griffith Park Boulevard In Silver Lake

If you’re looking for a well-priced house in Silver Lake, this 1920s California contemporary is for you. The recently remodeled home is within walking distance of Silver Lake’s restaurants and shops, and it’s in Ivanhoe Elementary School District.

Lake Boutique In Silver Lake

When I noticed a new shop going in near us on Silver Lake Boulevard, I got very excited. A new place to shop within walking distance! What would it be? Turns out it was Melissa Lovoy’s Lake, which originally opened in Silver Lake on Rowena Avenue back in February 2007. But now that Lake has moved right to Silver Lake Boulevard near my other favorite spots, it’s in dangerous territory…

1665 North Dillon Street in Silver Lake

2BR/2BA
$1,295,000

This charming Silver Lake traditional, circa 1939, located in the coveted Silver Lake hills. Set up from the street with views and privacy, this move-in ready two-bedroom, two-bath home has retained its charm over the years with thoughtful updates and renovations.

1351 Coronado Terrace In Silver Lake

2BR/1BA
$649,000

I just saw this charming California bungalow today. It was built in 1922 and is located on a great woodsy street in the Silver Lake hills.

Food+Lab In Silver Lake

Rob is always saying that he wishes there were more places in Silver Lake to grab a good sandwich, and I’ve been hoping a place similar to M Café or Joan’s on Third would open over here. This week we both got our wish when Food+Lab open on West Sunset. It has lots of great sandwich offerings plus salads, breakfast options, coffee, and more.

2607 Rokeby Street in Silver Lake

2BR/1.5BA
$799,000

I saw this brand new listing in Silver Lake today and I loved it. Originally built in 1937, the ranch style home has been beautifully renovated with a modern feel.

1604 Cerro Gordo Street In Silver Lake

This sleek contemporary home in Silver Lake was custom designed in 2005 by a renowned production designer. It has stunning downtown and mountain views, an open floor plan with high ceilings, multi-functional skylights, and bamboo floors throughout.