Silver Lake

Its boutiques at Sunset Junction, the Reservoir, and live music venues like Los Globos make it one of LA’s most coveted neighborhoods.

Welcome to Silver Lake

The highly walkable Silver Lake is known for its hipsters, organic coffee, and trendy eateries. Its boutiques at Sunset Junction, the Reservoir, and live music venues like Los Globos make it one of LA’s most coveted neighborhoods for young professionals.

Built in 1929, 2598 Corralitas is very close to the Edendale Historic District, where movie studios once sat along Allessandro Boulevard (now known as Glendale Boulevard) just south of the Silver Lake reservoir. The days of the silent film were waning, and the talkies were slowly gaining prominence. Producer William Selig and Cowboy Tom Mixville.

Just south of the Los Angeles River and slightly east of where the 5 and the 2 freeways intersect sits this absolutely lovely 2 bedroom/1 bathroom Spanish Colonial home in the Silver Lake Heights subdivision of Silver Lake. Built in 1937, this 1044 sq. ft. home is airy, spacious, and in a highly coveted part.

Paul Wiliams, AIA, and Robert Farquhar, AIA, are just a couple of the illustrious architects who brought revival design to Los Angeles—and this stunning Spanish Colonial Bungalow at 3123 Berkeley Avenue in the Moreno Highlands fits in quite nicely with the good company, we think. Built in 1925, this 3 bedroom/1 bathroom, 1019 sq. ft.

If you’ve ever lived in Silver Lake, chances are you’ve seen 2617 Lakewood Avenue. With enviable foliage, unparalleled views of the hills and reservoirs, and a unique triangular corner lot, this Spanish stunner is tough to miss. It’s true that Los Angeles may be experiencing a drought now, but water and its accompanying politics have.

Built in 1952, the Martin family home is sited on a 9,315-square-foot hillside lot, with three bedrooms, three baths, an office and artist’s studio, formal living and dining rooms, a workshop, two-car garage, and a wraparound deck with amazing views of the Silver Lake reservoir and beyond. It was a marvel of engineering and design.

Built in 1924, this cozy bungalow has seen a lot over the past century or so. Silver Lake is well-known for its eclectic culture and unique residents, thanks to Forbes Magazine’s “Best Hipster Neighborhood” designation. More recently, CNN Money took it further naming Silver Lake the #2 best big city neighborhood in the country.

Tony Prince & his wife Gerri bought their home on 3038 Fernwood Avenue in 1964, for $32,000. At 1,200 sq. ft., it wasn’t a large house. Tucked on one of Silver Lake’s meandering terraced streets it emanates a naturally quiet and modest seclusion. But the Princes knew it was perfect for them–though cozy and intimate.

Built in 2006 by Barbara Bestor, AIA, this stunning home offers sweeping views, privacy and dramatic living spaces. It’s quintessential Silver Lake in the hills above the reservoir. 2312 Baxter features over 7,200 sq. ft. of engaging design and modern living at its finest with a large formal living room, spacious dining room, library, enormous state.

The Neighborhood of Silver Lake, in Los Angeles, recognized by Forbe’s Magazine as home to some of the most avant garde Modernist architecture in North America, offered one of its iconic homes on the market. 2143 Panorama Terrace is a stunning mid-century modern home designed and built in 1953 by acclaimed architect James H. Garrott.

Overview for Silver Lake, CA

29,781 people live in Silver Lake, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $69,872. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Silver Lake, CA

There's plenty to do around Silver Lake, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Castillo's Produce, Wolf BBQ, and Alkaline Waterfall.

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Dining 4.63 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.56 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.72 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.35 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.8 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.83 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Silver Lake, CA

Silver Lake has 13,743 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Silver Lake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 29,781 people call Silver Lake home. The population density is 15,021.039 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Silver Lake, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Silver Lake. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Kids World School Inc & Cornerstone Academy Of L.
K - 12th
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St Teresa Of Avila School
K - 8th
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Micheltorena Street Elementary
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St Francis Of Assisi School
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