Curbed LA Is Closing
It’s not good-bye — we’re moving to a new home.
How L.A.’s Richest Neighborhood Tried to Stop a Black Lives Matter Protest
In Bel Air, the negative response backfired on those who didn’t want a protest at all.
The beginner’s guide to Los Angeles
Everything you need to know about making LA your home
Koreatown Craftsman With Lots of Hand-Carved Woodwork Asks $1.5M
Built in 1910, the house sits on a lush property that includes a recording studio out back.
The best things to do with kids in LA that aren’t Disneyland
We searched the city to find the 30 best family-friendly activities, from museums and aquariums to a tiny railway.
Did a conspiracy really destroy LA’s huge streetcar system?
It’s long been suggested that the city’s old transit network fell victim to a conspiracy by automakers to create more demand for cars.
Tiny 1920s Bungalow Near Dodger Stadium Asks $699K
The compact home lives large under skylights and vaulted beam ceilings.
What to know about gentrification before buying a house in Los Angeles
Plus: How to be a good neighbor in a gentrifying city.
Bungalow Courts Make the Best Neighbors
The 350 that remain in L.A. are some of the city’s most desirable housing.
Sun-Dappled Mid-Century Bungalow Asks $899K in Highland Park
The airy abode makes the most of its space.
101 things to love about Los Angeles
A love letter to the City of Angels.
Can a Neighborhood Become a Network?
The mutual-aid networks that have defined the COVID-19 pandemic are looking to the long term.
Mid-Century Lodge With Ocean and Canyon Views Asks $4.8M in Topanga
Designed in 1963 by noted local architect W. Earl Wear, the retreat incorporates copious amounts of redwood, stone, and glass.
An introduction to Googie, SoCal's signature architectural style
The bold designs captured the spirt of post-war futurism and enticed passing drivers to slow down and stop in.
1930s Spanish-Style Home With Original Tile Asks $1.4M in Los Feliz
Plus stained glass and scalloped cabinets.
9 views of the LA River before and after it was paved in 1938
One photographer painstakingly reshot old photos of the once-volatile waterway.
L.A.’s Homeless Population Grew 13 Percent Since Last Year’s Count — and Is Likely Already Worse
"‘Are our leaders capable of solving this problem?’ I think is a really valid question at this point."
California Lawmakers, Trying to Stop Evictions, Still Won’t Cancel Rent
Under a new bill, tenants would not be evicted for missing rent payments.
What LA can learn from the ’84 Olympics
Can LA make the 2028 Games work for all Angelenos?
Glendale Mid-Century Near 244-Acre Open-Space Preserve Asks $1.3M
Completed in 1960, this single-story home has unobstructed mountain and golf course views.
Black Lives Matter Organizers Share How Defunding Police Could Fund a Better L.A.
"No one is saying that we don’t want to have strong systems of public safety."
5 essential books to read on making cities anti-racist
According to architects who specialize in equity and justice.
Why L.A.’s Freeways Are Symbolic Sites of Protest
The freeway system displaced generations of people of color.
Hilltop home made of redwood and glass asking $2.4M in Sherman Oaks
Ray Kappe designed the post-and-beam home in 1961, then re-built it after the Northridge earthquake.
You can now buy a piece of Echo Park for $100
Nico isn’t revolutionizing landownership, but maybe it can do a little good.
What L.A. could do with its $1.8 billion police budget
That money could go to housing, parks, and transportation.
5 Los Angeles open houses you can tour virtually
Options include an idyllic half-acre compound in Glassell Park and a clifftop fixer in San Pedro.
Can’t make rent? Here’s what to do.
First, let your landlord know.
On Long Beach street lined with bungalows, 1970s modern with pitched ceiling asks $1.1M
The California Heights home has a flexible floor plan.
How do I balance keeping my home livable and getting work done?
No matter your living situation, you don’t need to face housework alone.
‘Bosch’ is a modern noir that showcases an unadorned LA
The Amazon series is inextricably linked with the city.
How the Third Street Promenade became too successful for its own good
At the height of car culture, Santa Monica made a radical decision.
Here are some hot takes on the Taix redevelopment plans
The old Tudoresque building in Echo Park is not long for this world.
The fabulous Florence Yoch
To design the shaded splendors of Tara, producer David O. Selznick had only one person in mind: Florence Yoch.
LA is housing its homeless in hotel rooms. How about the Ritz?
It was built with taxpayer money.
The Case Study houses that made LA a modernist mecca
Mapping the homes that helped to define an era.
The Hollywood Hills home of one of MOCA’s co-founders is for sale for $6M
Home is where the art is.
Get to know LA’s beautiful trees and flowers
Here’s an illustrated guide to some of the most common flora, from palm trees to sweet jasmine.
LA cracked down on McMansions. Developers are still building them.
Huge single-family homes are nearly taking over entire blocks.
Is it possible the housing market is already recovering?
It’s hard to make sense of recent housing market data.