The two-building former industrial property has been converted into retail and creative office space by developer RedCar Properties. Now, such tenants as Philadelphia-based La Colombe Coffee Roasters are moving in.
The Army Corps of Engineers is facilitating a big cleanup of part of the LA River and to facilitate the work, LADOT is closing a stretch of the river-adjacent bike trail Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Anthropologist Susan Phillips has found numerous examples of "hobo graffiti" beneath a bridge constructed in 1913, including the signatures of "Oakland Red," "Kid Bill," and the most famous hobo of all: "A-No. 1."
The three-bedroom Spanish bungalow boasts a brand-new kitchen and bathrooms, new hardwood floors and tiles, and a converted garage-cum-studio. The house is also a little bigger than when it last sold six months ago for $460,000.
Experts say the amphibious critters that once roamed Elysian Valley—giving the Frogtown neighborhood its name—were most likely Western Toads and not frogs at all. The toads were also very small, often measuring less than an inch.