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Curbed LA Is Closing

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It’s not good-bye — we’re moving to a new home. Dear readers, hate-readers, and vicious commenters,
Googie. “Greenmailing.” NIMBYs. (So many NIMBYs!) Ugly buildings. Beautiful buildings. Maps. Maps. Maps. Renderin…

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Koreatown Craftsman With Lots of Hand-Carved Woodwork Asks $1.5M

A shady front porch beckons from the end of the landscaped walkway. | Photos by Anthony Barcelo Photography, courtesy of Michele Moses/Ernie Carswell and Associates

It also has a koi pond. Price: $1,438,000

Location: Koreatown
Situated i…

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How L.A.’s Richest Neighborhood Tried to Stop a Black Lives Matter Protest

Images of protests on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills inspired a protest in Bel Air. | AFP via Getty Images

In Bel Air, the negative response backfired on those who didn’t want a protest at all. The twisting, mansion-lined roads in the L.A….

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Tiny 1920s Bungalow Near Dodger Stadium Asks $699K

The compact home lives large under skylights and vaulted beam ceilings.
Price: $699,000

Location: Echo Park
One of eight bungalows clustered into a small cul-de-sac off the east side of the street, 1821 1⁄2 Echo Park Avenue is of walking…

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Sun-Dappled Mid-Century Bungalow Asks $899K in Highland Park

The property is well hidden from the street. | Photos by Christine Bullard, courtesy of Alyssa Valentine and Kurt Wisner/Compass

The airy abode makes the most of its space.
Price: $899,000

Location: Highland Park
Tucked into the hills w…

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How to Bribe a Los Angeles Lawmaker

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Escorts, cash, and karaoke bars. José Huizar has presided over Downtown Los Angeles during its emergence as a neighborhood for wealthy locals and tourists, holding more sway over what gets built than anyone else, …

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The ultimate ‘Chinatown’ filming location map of Los Angeles

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From Catalina Island to Sylmar, all the places seen in the classic LA caper Roman Polanski’s Chinatown is the essential Los Angeles film for just about anybody who isn’t a science fiction obsessive (Blade Runne…

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Black Lives Matter Organizers Share How Defunding Police Could Fund a Better L.A.

Melina Abdullah, center, chants after she was detained by police in July 2016 while protesting the deadly police shooting of Redel Jones, a 30-year-old mother of two. | Photo by Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

“No one is saying…

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Mid-Century Lodge With Ocean and Canyon Views Asks $4.8M in Topanga

Photos by Pablo Rodriguez, courtesy of Michelle Bolotin/Compass

Designed in 1963 by noted local architect W. Earl Wear. Price: $4,800,000
Location: Topanga
A winding ten-minute drive from Topanga’s famous storybook restaurant Inn of the…

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1930s Spanish-Style Home With Original Tile Asks $1.4M in Los Feliz

Photos by Suzy Poling, courtesy of Lauren Reichenberg/Compass

Plus stained glass and scalloped cabinets. LOCATION: Los Feliz — Sitting on the northeast corner of Los Feliz, 3024 Surry Street is about a block west of the Rowena Reservoir….