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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).

LA’s Small-Lot Developments Continue To Grow

From Echo Park to Venice and beyond, under-utilized lots are being transformed under LA’s Small Lot Ordinance into communities of single family residences. The Small-Lot Ordinance, adopted in 2005, changed the Municipal Code to allow for zoning of multiple single family residences on parcels of land traditionally used for apartment and condominium construction. The benefit … Continued

3314 Descanso Drive in Silver Lake

0BR/0BA
$420,000

Unique hillside lot in the heart of Silver Lake with APPROVED building permit for a 3,050sf modern house and 600sf ADU.

What’s With The Rowena Reservoir?

The Rowena Reservoir sits just north of the Silver Lake Reservoir in Silver Lake. As you can see by the above picture, the landscaping is beautiful – overflowing with palm trees, wide paths for walking, waterfalls, and gorgeous plants. Sitting behind a fence, the reservoir (or “fantasy island” as local residents refer to it as) … Continued

2201 India Street in Silver Lake

3BR/2BA
$1,185,000

Light and bright mid-century duplex in the heart of Silver Lake with one unit VACANT. This special property circa 1955 is sited on a corner lot with gorgeous mature landscaping and privacy hedging. The larger 2BR/1BA unit is currently vacant and features stylish finishes and a spacious layout along with fireplace and built-ins. A character-filled … Continued

Coming Soon: New Listings From SIMO Design

I have long been a fan of SIMO Design. Their work around Los Feliz, Silver Lake and the Hollywood Hills stands out for their attention to detail, high end finishes, smart floor plans, and overall high quality. So I am excited to be able to give my readers a sneak peek at some upcoming listings … Continued