The Silver Lake of Los Angeles! There is a reason that you will hear Silver Lake referenced all over the world. “Brooklyn is the Silver Lake of New York. Da Pijp is the Silver Lake of Amsterdam, Le Marais is the Silver Lake of Paris.” Why? Because Silver Lake is the epicenter of hip. Nestled between Los Feliz and Echo Park, Silver Lake offers residents a variety of housing options. Home to a wealth of significant properties, Silver Lake prides itself on its architecture, high level of design and the diverse, creative people that make up the fabric of the community. Throughout the hills you will find mid-century-modern gems, epic haciendas and surprisingly traditional abodes.
Insider tip: Silver Lake is two words. Always.
Silver Lake Real Estate Insights
Being the “Silver Lake of Los Angeles” one might expect home prices to be on the rise. And, one would be correct. The median sale price over the last year was $1,186,500, which is 23% higher than the year before. The price per square foot has also jumped by 16.3% to $679. With the diversity of home values throughout Silver Lake, it is important to look closely at the details. Just tell me what area interests you and I will send you the most current, specific data.
People and Lifestyle
Very cool people eating very good food and drinking very good coffee is the norm in Silver Lake. An incredible range of eateries, coffee houses, bars and shops line Sunset Boulevard and Silver Lake Boulevard. Whether you are looking for vegan fare, street tacos or a plate of freshly shucked oysters, Silver Lake will not disappoint. Artists, bohemians and families looking for a fun community with great schools make their way to Silver Lake. Check out the reservoir which has a very popular 2.5 mile jogging loop and a fenced-in dog park. Write your screenplay at Intelligentsia at Sunset Junction surrounded by many other coffee drinkers typing away on their laptops. With a great walk score, this vibrant community is quite accessible from the neighborhoods. It’s a colorful, quirky part of town with a whimsical attitude.
Work With Mark Mintz
Mark Mintz is a top producing agent who has been selling real estate in Los Angeles for a decade. Mark makes every client feel as if they are his only client. He will work relentlessly on your behalf.