My husband and I have lived at this dangerous intersection for about a year and a half now. When I first saw the apartment I only thought about how spacious it was for the price, for a one-bedroom in a great central location of Los Angeles. Sure, there was no dishwasher or laundry on site, but I could cope. (Never again will I live in a place without laundry on site, but that’s a topic for another time.) I even went to take a look at the place at night– from the outside, grant you. There are a lot of good things about this place, like the fact that you can always find parking on the street (not always easy in the city) and that it’s only 2 to 3 miles from each of our workplaces, as well as being in walking distance of some of the best museums, the Japan Foundation, and lots of kosher markets and restaurants. It has a 1930’s/40’s charm to the interior, as evident in certain features of the kitchen and bathroom.
BUT– and that’s a big but, folks…. Continue reading