Northeast LA Neighborhood News

By March 4, 2015News

There has been a lot of activity in Northeast LA!

February 21 marked the grand opening of the York Park at the corner of Avenue 50 and York Blvd across Café de Leche. The former gas station turned gated park features a small amphitheater, snake slide, fitness area, musical instruments, restrooms, and benches for both children and adults to enjoy. Opening day coincided with the El Mercado Street festival, which saw a successful turnout, creating and reinforcing a great sense of community in Highland Park.

York Park

Hubert’s Barber Shop on Eagle Rock Blvd is expected to have some new neighbors. Reports show 1010 Development Corp. proposed to build a 47-unit apartment after the Eagle Rock Church of the Nazarene agreed to sell their property. Hubert’s Barbershop, with its iconic red, white, and blue barber’s pole has been in Eagle Rock over 20 years and has not decided to sell its property. The developer plans to build the proposed affordable housing complex around the Barbershop.

The Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project had its groundbreaking ceremony Friday, Feb 20. The longest of the historic LA River crossing structures that connects the LA Arts District to Boyle Heights, is being replaced due to its declining condition after just 20 years. Actual work on the multimodal bridge isn’t scheduled to start for months, and the construction is expected to be completed in 2019. Learn more here : http://sixthstreetviaductreplacement.org/

 

Article Produced by:
Lucia Cordisco
KW | Coronado Real Estate Group
Residential Income Specialist
Cell: 323-967-1174
LuciaCordisco@KW.com