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Here’s what $1.2 million buys around LA

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See what that price buys in five Los Angeles neighborhoods, from Atwater Village to Hermosa Beach

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. We’ve found five homes and condos within $10,000 of today’s price: $1.2 million.

House seen from street
Living room
Bedroom Courtesy Marc Noah/Sotheby’s International Realty
Backyard
Hollywood Hills

We’ll kick things off with this light-filled residence just off Mulholland Drive. Built in 1945, it’s been thoroughly updated with contemporary kitchen appliances and bathroom fixtures, along with glass-paneled doors. The 1,554-square-foot home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It sits on a 9,600-square-foot lot with a grassy backyard and a nice patio with room for outdoor seating and dining. Asking price is $1.1999 million.

Kitchen
Bedrom
Via Dewei Gao/Coldwell Banker
Grounds
South Park

Downtown LA’s Metropolis megaproject is nearly complete, and many of its high-end condos are now available for purchase. Here’s a 1,025-square-foot unit on the 21st floor of Tower One. It’s got one bedroom and one and a half bathrooms, with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer views of Downtown’s growing skyline. The building’s many amenities include a fitness center, a swimming pool, and a movie theater. Asking price is $1.2 million, with HOA dues of $1,050 per month.

House with patio
Living room
bedroom Courtesy Teresa Penner/Sotheby’s International Realty
Door to patio
Topanga

This lovely home was built in 1932 and sits on an acre of land with views across the hills and forest-like surroundings. Inside are three bedrooms and one bathroom, spread across 1,680 square feet of living space. The home has wood floors throughout, along with vaulted ceilings and a tall stone fireplace in the impressive living room. On the market for the first time in five decades, it’s asking $1.199 million.

Front of house
Dining room
Kitchen Courtesy Alyssa Valentine, Courtney Smith/Compass
Backyard

Atwater Village

This century-old house near the LA River has been thoroughly renovated and now boasts new hardwood floors, brass light fixtures, updated bathrooms, and a kitchen equipped with marble countertops and high-end appliances. The home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, with 1,417 square feet of floor space. It sits on a 6,385-square-foot lot with a detached garage and an enclosed backyard with ample deck space. Asking price is $1.199 million.

Front of house
Living room
Kitchen Photos by Peter McMenamin, courtesy Darren Pujalet/Re/Max
Bedroom
Hermosa Beach

And here’s a humble beach cottage just a block from the sands of Hermosa Beach. Built in 1920, the 955-square-foot home has two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms, with hardwood floors and a wood-burning fireplace in the living room. It sits on a tiny 1,300-square-foot lot, with an attached garage. Asking price is $1.2 million.