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May 23, 2007
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Koreatown

Here are some of the better recommended Korean restaurants, and a few other types that are located in Koreatown.

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May 23, 2007
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May 22, 2007
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Restaurants

Where to go in West Adams, Downtown, the Crenshaw, District, Koreatown, Mid-Wilshire and Mid-City.

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May 22, 2007
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West Adams

Highlights include the Harold and Belle's famous Cajun eatery, the historic El Cholo, and a few from adjacent Pico Union such the amazing Papa Cristo's Taverna and Cuban restaurant El Colmao. Updated March 8, 2016.

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May 22, 2007
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Old House Magazines

There are several magazines that are invaluable resources in techniques and information on authentic detail for old house owners and restorers.

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May 22, 2007
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Building Supplies

Local hardware stores, flooring, stone, tile, fencing, paint, and salvage yards for old doors, etc. List updated as of 2-6-2016.

 

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May 22, 2007
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Real Estate Brokers Who Specialize in West Adams

The real estate agents listed here all live in West Adams. Neither the Van Buren Place Community Restoration Association nor any of its members have any financial interest in any of their businesses. In addition to securing your own real estate agent, another resource for locating potential homes is Property Shark ( www.propertyshark.com ). And for those of you who already live in West Adams, Property Shark can be useful for locating the owners of homes where there is a need to call an owner's attention to needed upkeep.

 



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May 22, 2007
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The USC Neighborhood Homeownership Program

Up to $50,000 for faculty or staff who buy a home in the neighborhood. Click here for details.

 



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May 22, 2007
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Your Home

If you are not a resident of West Adams but are thinking of moving here, take a look at the section at left on Buying a House. It includes a list of a few of the best known and most reputable Real Estate brokers who know the area well. And if you happen to work for USC, take note there of the USC offer of a substantial financial subsidy if you buy a house close to the campus.
If you are already here and need some help in fixing up your historic home, our guide to Restoring an Old House includes local craftspeople, sources of period fixtures, and etc.

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May 21, 2007
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Photos of Old West Adams at the Los Angeles Public Library Website

The Los Angeles Public Library's website features a massive collection of online photographs. Most are of the history of Southern California. The largest portion, photos of Los Angeles, includes more than 15,000 images. We have created a set of links to their online photos of old West Adams and nearby communities.

Click here to take a look at our selection



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