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LA’s ultimate horror movie filming locations map

LA’s ultimate horror movie filming locations map

The buildings and houses that were made famous in TV and movies, from “Halloween” to “The Craft” There are a lots of "actually" haunted places in Los Angeles, and then there are the places that are just haunted by pop culture. For Halloween, we've updated our map of horror movie and TV locations with several new entries, including: The church from John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness; the hospital roamed by Michael Myers in Halloween II; and the diner from Mulholland Driv...

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Los Feliz traditional charmer asks $949K

Los Feliz traditional charmer asks $949K

Beamed ceilings and tons of built-ins Built in 1936, this two-bedroom home in Los Feliz has plenty of nice vintage details to go along with some more recent updates. The traditional-style residence opens up to an airy living room with hardwood floors, built-in shelving, a beamed ceiling, and an elegant fireplace. A pair of steps leads up to the formal dining room, and beyond that is a lovely little kitchen with classic tile countertops and a small laundry nook. The 1,206-square-foot home has tw...

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One in four drivers in LA’s express lanes aren’t paying to use them

One in four drivers in LA’s express lanes aren’t paying to use them

Rule-breakers are slowing down traffic during peak hours As Los Angeles continues to lead the nation in traffic jams, opportunistic drivers may be compounding the problem by taking advantage of loose enforcement in Metro’s toll lanes along the 110 freeway. According to the Los Angeles Times, more than 25 percent of drivers who use those lanes on a given day skip out on payment, limiting the effect of the freeway’s demand-based pricing system. Instituted in 2012, the high-occupancy to...

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Huge South Park development will bring a new park to Downtown LA

Huge South Park development will bring a new park to Downtown LA

Called South Grand Park, it would be installed right next to a 38-story residential tower A major new development under construction in Downtown LA’s booming South Park neighborhood will be joined by a small public park, providing a bit of green space right beside the project’s 38-story residential tower. Developer Mack Urban will present plans for the half-acre park tomorrow to the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council’s Planning and Land Use Committee. According to a pres...

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Developer scraps plans to tear down West Hollywood’s French Market Place

Developer scraps plans to tear down West Hollywood’s French Market Place

Change of plans West Hollywood’s now-shuttered French Market Place—once a basecamp for LGBT activists—will not be demolished as once feared. Instead, the former grocery store and restaurant at Santa Monica Boulevard and Laurel Avenue will be resurrected as a sleek new eatery and incorporated into a new office building under new plans filed this month with the city of West Hollywood, developer Faring announced today. Those plans call for keeping the market place building intact ...

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Katy Perry’s plan to buy an Eagle Rock mansion for Catholic priests falls through

Katy Perry’s plan to buy an Eagle Rock mansion for Catholic priests falls through

The house is now up for grabs, asking $5.6 million An unusual real estate deal involving pop superstar Katy Perry, the Catholic Church, and the former home of early moving industry mogul Martin Bekins appears to have fallen through. Last year, plans were filed with the city to convert an enormous nine-bedroom mansion in Eagle Rock into a religious retreat for Catholic priests. As the Glendale News Press reported in November, a limited liability company connected to Perry planned to purchase the ...

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Falling for a pristine midcentury home—and each other

Falling for a pristine midcentury home—and each other

Swoon Conventional wisdom cautions against working with relatives—let alone someone you are dating. But for Erik Allen and Leanne Ford conventional wisdom doesn’t seem to apply. Allen is the co-founder and co-CEO of Buck Mason, a menswear company that produces modern takes on classic clothes. Ford is the founder and creative force behind Leanne Ford Interiors. When Allen asked her to work interior magic in his Echo Park rental, Ford created a place so appealing, she says: “If I...

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Classic Sunland three-bedroom with contemporary interiors asks $598K

Classic Sunland three-bedroom with contemporary interiors asks $598K

New everything in here Located in the foothills neighborhood of Sunland, this three-bedroom, single-story house sits on a grassy 4,600-square-foot lot, offering the space that many seek when they look to buy outside of Central Los Angeles. The house, a modest but ample 1,320 square feet, has been given the full battery of upgrades. The kitchen, dining room, and living room are one large, open space. Laminate wood floors run throughout the house. The residence also has two newly remodeled bathr...

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Developer drops plans for Beverly Hills apartments, will build condos instead

Developer drops plans for Beverly Hills apartments, will build condos instead

The project has been planned since 2007 A Beverly Hills residential development in the works for more than a decade is moving forward after the city’s planning commission signed off on the project Thursday. Planned for 9200 Wilshire Boulevard, the project was previously approved in 2007 as a 54-unit condominium structure, but developer New Pacific Realty changed course, resubmitting the project as a 90-unit apartment complex with 5,700 square feet of commercial space. The developer pitched...

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Live like a Kardashian in Kris Jenner’s TV home

Live like a Kardashian in Kris Jenner’s TV home

The Studio City residence is seeking $7.9 million Looks like you can keep up with the Kardashians—at least in terms of real estate. This enormous Studio City residence served as the on-screen home of Kris Jenner on 10 seasons of reality TV megahit Keeping up with the Kardashians. The enterprising matriarch of the Kardashian/Jenner clan never actually lived in the house (Jenner actually resides in the far-less entertainment industry-adjacent community of Hidden Hills), but both fans of the ...

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