Work in Progress

A feature from the front-lines of historic preservation. Learn how Echo Park residents have restored and preserved their homes, apartments and businesses. Pick up some valuable tips as well as recommendations on materials, tools and skilled trades people.


Craftsman on Alvarado

The 1913 Craftsman-bungalow Cesar Sanchez has been restoring over three years is not perfect, and that’s the way he likes it. Read more


The house that Dana re-built

When Dana purchased her Portia Street home in May 2000, she devised a five-year plan to restore the original charm and character. Read more