Creative, edgy, and just plain cool, Silverlake is one of L.A.’s most desirable neighborhoods. Built around a city reservoir that was named for Water Board Commissioner Herman Silver (and not the actual color of the water), the diverse Eastside community is known for its lively dining, drinking, and music scene. Silverlake is also home to modern architectural gems from Richard Neutra (Silver Lake Boulevard and Neutra Place), John Lautner, and forward-thinking contemporary design from leading architects such as Barbara Bestor and Lorcan O’Herlihy. Highlights include the Silver Lake Walking Path (which circumvents the 2.25-mile reservoir), Silver Lake Meadow, the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, and a collection of municipal staircases that provide pedestrian access up and down its signature hills. If you want to get a feel for the local flavor, stop into Intelligentsia for an espresso or grab a couple of mashed potato tacos at Malo.
By Pauline O’Connor Architects love to live and build in Silver Lake — everybody from John Lautner and Richard Neutra in the ’30s and ’40s to, decades later, Michael Rotondi and Barbara Bestor, have designed homes for themselves in the neighborhood’s hills. More recently, Annie Ritz and Daniel Rabin, XTEN Architecture and Bestor alums who founded their own firm, And And And Studio,... Keep reading →
Home hunting in trendy Silver Lake? Take a virtual tour of a sleek modern dwelling and a charming Craftsman with stunning views. And there’s plenty to explore in Pasadena as well – whether it be a traditional home or renovated condo. Silver Lake | Courtyard House by And And And Studio, 2019 1655 North Benton... Keep reading →
The summer is heating up and we have plenty of hot new listings for you to virtually tour. Explore a Mid-Century view home in Arcadia and another Mid-Century stunner in trendy Silver Lake. Then virtually tour a former church that has been readapted into a chic event/live/work space. Arcadia | Renovated Mid-Century View Home 2210... Keep reading →
This week it’s all about our hot new properties in Pasadena – available to tour virtually, of course! From a gated San Rafael estate to a beautifully renovated traditional. House hunting over on the westside? We also have homes in trendy Silver Lake and the coveted Hollywood Hills. Photography by Erik Grammer | Represented by... Keep reading →
By Neal J. Leitereg Zach Pollack, chef and owner of the Los Angeles eateries Alimento and Cosa Buona, has put his Silver Lake home on the market for $1.455 million. And it appears he’s already gotten at least one bite; the updated two-story is currently listed as “accepting backup offers,” according to the Multiple Listing... Keep reading →