Southern California Real Estate and Neighborhoods

Month: November 2014

A Tour of Historic Filipinotown

KCET offers a tour of the densely populated eastside district that received official designation 20 years ago. However, Filipinos have been settling in the area since the 1940’s. The culinary culture of the district received a shot in the arm after so many foodie media […]

Huge Ontario Housing Development Comes Back to Life after 7 Years

The New Model Colony, a 47,000 home development on 8,200 acres, is starting up again after being stalled since 2007 with the opening of a 1,200 home section of project. Park Place, adjacent to the city of Eastvale, is planned in three phases. The first […]

3 New Metro TOD Developments in Boyle Heights

Metro is moving ahead with 3 new transit oriented developments in the Boyle Heights area.

1. Mariachi Plaza Public/Private Development.

The commercial project will feature a number of buildings featuring space for retail, restaurants, office space and a fitness center.


2.  1st/Soto Public/Private Mixed Used Affordable Housing Development

The development will feature ground floor retail and affordable housing for families and seniors.soto2


3. Chavez/Soto Public Private Mixed Used Affordable Housing

The project will feature 77 affordable housing units intended for families and 8,000 sq ft of ground floor retail. The project will also feature interior green space for a children’s playground.


Metro Planning New Developments in Boyle Heights – Building Los Angeles

Now that's a Ocean Front Home in Malibu

A Cape Cod-inspired Malibu home owned by the late actor Henry Gibson, known from Laugh-In, has been listed for $6.9 million. The two-story home has a library, vaulted ceilings, balconies, a fireplace, four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 1,805 square feet of light and bright living space. […]

East LA Movie Palace for Sale for $1.95 million

The Alameda Theatre, a former United Artist Art Deco theatre is up for sale. The theatre is currently a discount retail outlet. Built in 1931,  the move house at the corner of Whittier and Woods Avenue was known as a United Artist Theater and seated […]