In his latest column in MarketWatch, The Agency’s Edward Fitz reminisces on the textured patchwork of one of L.A.’s most historically important neighborhoods, Silver Lake. Many great architects in the 20th century left their footprint on what are now very valuable homes that have their structures in tact with the addition of modern appliances and technologies. Many actors and creative professionals choose to keep their home here, as Silver Lake is a close distance to the film studios in Burbank and surrounding areas.

The trendy neighborhood is a welcome spot for people looking to show off their individuality and embrace their inner hipster. The streets are filled with niche coffee shops, gelato spots, lakeside basketball hoops and boutique workout classes. It’s a haven for residents and travelers alike who want a more traditional “L.A.” that’s scattered with old school Mexican taco joints.

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