Lummis was a writer, reporter, photographer, preservationist and city librarian. He spent more than a decade building the house by digging out the basement by hand and hauling river rock out of a local stream.
This 1930s cottage laden with charming vintage details was designed by Paul Hartman, the architect behind Glendale’s Vogue Theater. As an added bonus, the home is a historic-cultural monument and qualifies for Mills Act tax benefits.
The search for a place to rent for around $1,250 a month turned up one-bedrooms and studio apartments in Highland Park, Koreatown, Van Nuys, Westlake, and Hollywood, all with their own pros and cons. Which would you rent for the money?
Earlier this year, a group of renters in Highland Park's Marmion Royal apartments went on a rental strike to protest price increases of up to $1,000. Now, after a back-and-forth with their landlord, many of those tenants are facing possible eviction