Home of the week

April 19, 1908


Above, new apartments on Olympic near Albany within walking distance of the "business district." Surprisingly enough, this building is still standing. The structure lost the details of its roof line, presumably in one of the earthquakes over the last century, in a process I call "seismic Darwinism." The distance to 
The Times is 2.1 miles, according to Google Maps, which may (or may not) be your definition of "walking distance." Here’s the street view:

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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1 Response to Home of the week

  1. A Scanner Darkly says:

    Walking distance to the Staples Center. Property records indicate the situs address is 1406 W. Olympic Blvd. Sold on 4/20/01 for $225K to KJW Investments. Had a bunch of code violations for trash and vermin but they appear to have been rectified. Most recent sale was on 2/29/08.


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