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Early modern gem in Altadena asking $835K would shine with some TLC

Designed by Kem Weber This stunner in the hills of Altadena is in need of considerable work, but we’re hoping the three-bedroom residence gets all the attention needed to make it shine once more. Built in 1936, the home was, per theShow More Summary

LA home prices kept climbing in August

For the fifth month in a row, they’ve reached an all-time high Another month, another home price record broken. According to real estate data tracker CoreLogic, the median sale price in Los Angeles County reached $580,000 in August, shattering an all-time record for the fifth month in a row. Show More Summary

Adorable Streamline Moderne time capsule in Montecito Heights asking $700K

Vintage charm and a sizable yard Midcentury modernism has had an impressively long run as the “It” architectural style among those who care about such things. But, recently, some observers—Architectural Digest, for instance—have started...Show More Summary

Old photos show the evolution of transportation in LA

From horse-drawn wagons to subway cars Angelenos spend a substantial amount of their lives traveling (or attempting to travel) from one place to another. Over the past three centuries of LA’s modern existence, we’ve used various modes...Show More Summary

Ports O’Call shopkeepers facing imminent evictions ahead of big redevelopment

But they aren’t leaving without a fight Over a dozen shopkeepers at San Pedro’s kitschy Ports O’Call are gearing up to sue the Port of Los Angeles over their imminent eviction to make way for the eventual redevelopment of the property...Show More Summary

Curbed Comparisons: What $600K buys you near transit stops in LA

From a Downtown loft to a bungalow by the Gold Line 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 $10,000 of today’s price: $600,000. Show More Summary

The future of bike share in LA

Where will it go next, and will people actually use it? Over the past year, Metro’s burgeoning bike-share system has put bikes on the ground in four Southern California neighborhoods. Starting with an initial rollout in Downtown LosShow More Summary

What's the fastest way to get to Dodger Stadium?

We hit the streets to find out It doesn't take a seasoned Angeleno to know that Dodger Stadium traffic is painful. Fans come from all over the city and beyond, and, if they are driving, they crawl up Sunset Boulevard, crawl through the gates, then creep toward a parking spot. Show More Summary

LA’s 10 most walkable neighborhoods

Los Angeles has plenty of areas where it’s easy to get around on foot Los Angeles isn’t necessarily a city known for walkability—though it’s actually the 13th-most walkable city in America by at least one metric. Obviously, though, some neighborhoods are more pedestrian-accessible than others. Show More Summary

LA’s worst commute: The hellish drive from East Hollywood to Santa Monica

It was almost as miserable as it sounds The driver next to me is studying. It looks like notes for a test, but maybe it’s a magic map with a secret route out of this traffic jam, and maybe she’ll take me with her. It’s 7:55 a.m. on Beverly Boulevard, and it’s totally gridlocked. Show More Summary

Quirky Arts District condo with 26-foot ceilings asks $850K

Polished concrete floors and a wall of windows This unconventional one-bedroom condo in the Arts District is located in the Gallery Lofts building, built in 2007 as the neighborhood began its rapid transformation. At 1,270 square feet,...Show More Summary

5 LA projects by modernist master Gin Wong

In honor of the late great architect Earlier this month, influential (though often overlooked) modern architect Gin Wong died at the age of 94. Born in Guangzhou, China, Wong moved to the United States as a child and grew up in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather spends $26M on a remodeled mansion in Beverly Hills

Will this be his retirement home? Uber wealthy boxer Floyd Mayweather may be retiring to a six-bedroom home in Beverly Hills. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the fighter paid $26 million (just a fraction of the $100 million he earned...Show More Summary

Metro’s Regional Connector, explained

How is this even going to work? Under construction now, Metro’s Regional Connector will bring a trio of new underground transit stations to Downtown LA. But it’s so much more than new stops. The project also entails laying new trackShow More Summary

7 tips for riding Metro like a pro

Download CityMapper, carry a phone charger, keep to the right on stairs and escalators I have always felt most at home in Los Angeles. I’m a third generation LA resident, but I was raised mostly in New Jersey. When I returned to theShow More Summary

12 homes for sale along the Expo Line

From Santa Monica to Downtown Los Angeles Metro’s popular Expo Line to the beach cuts through a diverse group of neighborhoods on its route from Downtown LA to downtown Santa Monica. Prices vary wildly along the way, with some of the...Show More Summary

How much does it cost to buy near the Expo Line?

The train passes through some of the highest—and lowest—priced areas in LA It’s been less than a year and a half since Metro’s Expo Line extension opened, bringing rail riders to the beach for the first time since LA’s streetcar system...Show More Summary

LA’s most beautiful bike path: The Strand through Santa Monica

The views are classic Los Angeles My friend told me once that she moved back to LA after living in Manhattan, because she needed to air out. I fully appreciated that on a recent Thursday as I bobbled blissfully down Santa Monica’s beach bike path. Show More Summary

Angry Westside drivers want to recall City Councilmember Mike Bonin

They say street safety projects have slowed down traffic A group of Westside residents angered over a series of recent lane reductions and pedestrian-oriented projects in the area is launching a campaign to recall Councilmember MikeShow More Summary

New apartments proposed for Historic Filipinotown

71 units of housing in the busy neighborhood A new apartment complex may soon be on the way to Historic Filipinotown. According to plans filed with the city Friday, the project would include 71 units of housing, with 11 percent of those units set aside for very low-income tenants. Show More Summary

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