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‘Schitt’s Creek’ actress buys Silver Lake home for $2.7 million | Filipinotown Footbridge En Route | Los Feliz Schindler sells for nearly $4 million | Immovable

Roundup of the latest Eastside real estate news


Eagle Rock

Forty-eight “little houses” across from Eagle Rock Recreation Center have been hampered by construction delays, permit issues and staff shortages – delaying the opening so far by around three months, the University time reported. The Figueroa Street project began in September and was expected to be completed in December. The planned opening date is now early March. The Times noted that each 8ft by 8ft cabin takes less than an hour to assemble.


East Hollywood

El Gran Burrito – a highly visible sight for over 30 years near Vermont Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard – was demolished to make way for a large affordable housing complex. This lot and other nearby lots are to be replaced with 187 homes and 23,444 square feet of retail/commercial space above the Vermont Santa Monica subway station. The project is the result of a partnership between Metro and Little Tokyo Service Center. Urbanize reports that construction should begin soon.


Echo Park

Ten homes on small lots near Dodger Stadium are set to hit the market by spring 2023, according to Urbanize. Development plans for Douglas 10 at 1316-1322 Douglas St. date back to at least 2017. Pricing is expected to start at $1.2 million, Urbanize said.


Historic Philippine Town

A new $587,000 footbridge for the east end of the neighborhood will be installed and unveiled this spring, in time for Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month in May, according to City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell. Renderings were released in June 2020 of “Talang Gabay: Our Guiding Star” – a gold and jade-colored walkway on Beverly Boulevard near the 1st Street Bridge, and construction began in March 2021, O’Farrell said. . the Los Angeles Times reports that the catwalk could bring more recognition to Filipino culture in Los Angeles.


Los Feliz

A house designed by the famous architect Rudolph Schindler changed hands for the first time in almost 30 years, Dirt reported. The so-called “Skolnik House” was bought by entertainment director Andy Meyers of M3 Creative for just under $4 million. The Glendower Avenue house was built between 1950 and 1952. It was designed “to let in natural light from as many directions as possible and to flow seamlessly into the outdoor spaces”.


Silver Lake

Actress Emily Hampshire – better known as hotel manager Stevie Budd, on “Schitt’s Cove” – bought a two-house complex for $2.7 million, Dirt reported. The two houses on the corner lot of Primrose Hill have one bedroom each, with a studio in the basement which could be used as another bedroom. The larger of the two homes is just 1,332 square feet — a Moorish-Spanish structure that dates back to 1927, Dirt said. The smallest house – 764 square feet – was built in 1949.

Meanwhile, just around the corner, the CEO and co-founder of Patreon purchased a renovated 3-bedroom/3.5-bathroom bungalow, Dirt noted. The listing describes the house as a “ModOp Design Vision House” with a transformation inspired by modern Scandinavian design. Jack Conte — a musician and You Tuber before co-founding Patreon — managed to secure the house after a bidding war that pushed the price almost $400,000 above the listing, Dirt said.

An appeal has been filed on the development of seven-storey apartments which would replace Sunset Body Works in the 3200 block of Sunset. Call challenges a decision of the Los Angeles Planning Commission to allow for denser development than would normally be permitted. The appellant – listed as Nicole Antoine with the Responsible Urban Development Initiative – Noted that the design of the 86-unit building has “a height that would exceed anything in the vicinity”.

More details on the appointment of 647 Micheltorena St. as a historical and cultural monument of the city: Renowned civil rights attorney Loren Miller lived here during his major efforts to fight housing discrimination, including the two times he appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court.


Victor Heights

A high-rise complex project on the former headquarters of the Metropolitan Water District has been given the green light by the Planning Commission, Urbanize reported. The former six-acre site of the 1111 Sunset Boulevard project will have 1 million square feet of floor space, including 737 residences (including 76 affordable), a 180-room hotel, up to 48,000 square feet of office space , and up to 95,000 square feet of retail space, Urbanize said.

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