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Arresting Playa Vista offices, partially leased by Nike, to open in May

The SPF:architects-designed building is the final piece of a 6.5-acre campus called Water’s Edge.

Shipping container apartments with rooftop gardens will house the homeless in South LA

Designed by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects, it will feature a landscaped paseo to buffer apartments from the freeway.

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Thousand Oaks Eichler with colorful atrium seeks $1.2M

Tons of original 1960s features, including globe lights and formica counters.

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Why street vendors make cities feel safer

Vendors not only activate public space—they do so in places chronically ignored by city planners.

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The homeownership obsession

How buying homes became a part of the American dream—and also a nightmare.

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Holiday gifts for every Angeleno in your life

’Tis the season for supporting LA makers.

Lofty Bronson Canyon house designed in 1979 asking $1.6M

Soaring ceilings and lots of natural light.

The best ways to get to, from LAX

How to avoid Uber, Lyft, and LAX-it.

How the New York Times gets Los Angeles hilariously wrong: The bingo game

They just don’t get us.

152 new apartments opening in Westlake, priced from $1,845

Amenities at the market-rate complex include a pool and an "outdoor cinema."

She won the affordable housing lottery. The odds were 140 in 3,000.

Johanna Blocker was homeless before her application was picked for a new affordable apartment complex.

1920s Spanish Colonial with fantastic Art Deco tile asking $1.3M in Glendale

Other highlights include a magnesite staircase, stenciled ceilings, and a milk-delivery door.

The spellbinding storybook houses of Los Angeles

How storybook style—drawn from the pages of fairytales and Europe’s cobblestone streets—came to have a bewitching effect on Los Angeles.

First glimpse: Marmol Radziner to helm Hotel Cecil’s interior renovations

Will the revamp shake off the Cecil’s creepy reputation?

Developer names condos after cherished cafe it demolished

The restaurant’s former owner says it’s a "slap in the face."

John Lautner’s sexy Wolff Residence back on the market asking $6.5M

The stone, glass, and copper cliff-climber is a Hollywood Hills homage to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater.

You need to earn $127K to afford a home in LA

Only 25 percent of residents countywide can afford the purchase.

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Rent control is making a comeback. Does it work?

Rent control is gaining momentum among 2020 election candidates, but its effects are mixed.

California governor signs statewide rent control into law

"No one thought this could be done," he says. Here’s how AB 1482 will work in Los Angeles.

Aaron Paul’s Spanish-style above the Sunset Strip is for sale for $2.2M

Sweeping views, outdoor spaces, and access to the Strip.

Here’s what $799K buys around Los Angeles

Options include an elegant Spanish style in Leimert Park and a Hollywood bungalow.

The surviving beach shacks of Los Angeles

In the era of multimillion-dollar seaside homes, the early days of beachfront housing sound too good to be true.

6 open houses to check out around LA this weekend

Including a sleek midcentury modern and a 1930s pink palace in Pacific Palisades with Old Hollywood pedigree.

Netflix ready to expand in Hollywood as construction wraps on high-rise named... Epic

The streaming giant is expected to move in early next year.

What $2,000 rents in Los Angeles right now

Options include a vintage one-bedroom in Fairfax and a studio in Sawtelle.

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LA’s many varieties of Victorian mansions, mapped

A guide to some of the very finest.

Charming triplex compound in Los Feliz seeks $1.35M

Start a little commune.

San Fernando Valley’s last orange grove on its way to becoming a city landmark

Tarzana’s Bothwell Ranch is being shopped as a development opportunity.

The stories behind LA’s famous (and strange) street names

They are named after cult leaders, old Mexican ranchos, and the pets and family members of real estate subdividers.

City sets street vending fees in English. Where were the translators?

Hearings on the new permitting fees have presented a challenge for vendors.

Adorable 1920s Storybook cottage in Glendale asking $1.1M

Character details include beamed ceilings, peg and groove hardwood floors, an elaborate hand-carved inglenook, and lovely vintage tile.

Will landmarking ‘save’ LA’s first publicly subsidized artists colony?

Artists say they’re being priced out. "It wrenches my heart to see the moving trucks," says one longtime resident.

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10 Los Angeles renters’ rights your landlord doesn't want you to know

Expert advice on how to deal with slow repairs, bad landlords, and weird move-out notices.

Arlington Heights Dutch Colonial with pool seeks $1.3M

At 109 years old, the house looks both well-preserved and contemporary.

Judge rejects affordable housing argument, sides with city in Clippers arena battle

The mayor called the ruling a "tremendous victory for the people of Inglewood."

City wants Mohamed Hadid to demolish entire Bel Air megamansion

After months of negotiations, city officials tell the courts they don’t see a way to salvage the structure.

Expo Line will get signal prioritization

Cars will be held at intersections as trains are passing through.

31-story tower near Grand Central Market zips through committee

428 apartments right over the Pershing Square subway station.

The Roxy, Rainbow Bar named West Hollywood landmarks

The clubs are vestiges of the Sunset Strip’s rock ‘n’ roll days.