Mar Vista's stretch of Washington Place will soon get a nice shot in the arm, as a parcel at the southwestern corner of the intersection with East Boulevard will soon get eight mini-houses via the small lot subdivision.  The 8 East Homes will range from 1,600 to 2,000 square feet, each containing 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.  They will also be equipped with roof top decks, offering panoramic views of the LA basin.  The project comes from Anejo Development with design work by Killefer Flammang Architects, the same team which created a four home development on Mar Vista's Beethoven Avenue back in 2011.  The developer has indicated that completion of the 8 East Homes is scheduled for mid-April of next year.

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Western Avenue Great Streets Project Expands in Scope

An extra $200,000 could pay for more items from a community wish list.

The people-friendly makeover imagined for Western Avenue through Mayor Eric Garcetti's Great Streets Initiative could be getting a little bit grander in scope.

The project, dubbed "Welcome to Western," is intended to bring commercial facade improvements, new street trees, and public art installations to Western Avenue between 3rd Street in the south and Melrose Avenue in the north.  LA Más, the non