Neighborhoods

The Curbed Cup Neighborhood of the Year is West Adams!

The Curbed Cup Neighborhood of the Year is West Adams!

The votes have been tallied, the accusations of cheating have been hurled on both sides, and the winner of the 2015 Curbed Cup for Los Angeles’s Neighborhood of the Year is West Adams!! (The prize is a golden jpeg, glory, and the right to mention this in real estate listings for the rest of time.) […]

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Mills Act Historical Property Contract Program

Mills Act Historical Property Contract Program

Do you own a great historic building in Los Angeles? Is your property an existing City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument or a contributing structure in a designated Historic Preservation Overlay Zone? Are you interested in a financial incentive that can help you rehabilitate, restore and maintain your building? The City of Los Angeles can […]

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Historic West Adams in the news

Historic West Adams in the news

A recent story in the Huffington Post Real Estate section showcases the homes in the Historical West Adams area. In it Jett Loe takes a our of the area, showing off the wonderful homes.  He says it is the largest concentration of era homes in the US. Click on the image to see the whole […]

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Aaroe Report : Westside Single Family : September 2012

Aaroe Report : Westside Single Family : September 2012

Hot off the press is the newest Market report from John Aaroe Group for single family homes on the Westside.         Aaroe Report :: Westside Single Family :: September 2012   With a separate page for the 29 individual neighborhoods and cities the make up the Westside. Shows the sold inventory history […]

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Article in Intersections South LA

Article in Intersections South LA

Recently, Melissa Runnels of Intersections South LA, wrote an article called Hidden gems in South LA for homebuyers. “Everyone knows that real estate is expensive in Los Angeles.  And everyone knows how hard it is to get a home loan these days.  So you would think that real estate agents are sitting glumly at their […]

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Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles, nick-named the City of Angels, was once a deserted place after the businesses closed and the workers went home. For the past several years Downtown LA has become a residential area again.  Old buildings, long neglected have been transformed into magnificent lofts, trendy shops and eateries have opened and stay open for […]

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What is Historic West Adams?

What is Historic West Adams?

West Adams is in an area stretching roughly from Figueroa Street on the east to West Boulevard on the west, and from Pico Boulevard on the north to Jefferson Boulevard on the south. From the Santa Monica freeway, exit at Crenshaw Blvd, Arlington Ave, Western Ave, Normandie Ave, Vermont Avenue or Hoover St The district […]

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Hancock Park and Windsor Square

Hancock Park and Windsor Square

Hancock Park is a historic and affluent urban neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, roughly bounded by Van Ness Avenue to the east, Melrose Avenue to the north, La Brea Avenue to the west, and Wilshire Boulevard to the south.

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West Adams Best Old House Neighborhood

West Adams Best Old House Neighborhood

In an article for This Old House, West Adams was  named as one of the best neighborhoods in the US for 2010. It was number two of ten in the western neighborhoods selected. The article describes West Adams as once being the home of Los Angeles’ wealthiest families and now has become “a shared secret […]

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