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C California Style

Slow Culture. PHOTO: Frederick Guerrero.
Matters of Space Danish side chair and lamp. PHOTO: Mor Weizman.
Shopclass set of Morse Code glasses.
Matters of Space Danish side chair and lamp. PHOTO: Mor Weizman.
Calendar from Pop-Hop. PHOTO: Mor Weizman.

Highland Park

by intern

The rolling hillside bungalows dotting the landscape between Downtown L.A. and Pasadena belong to the quiet community of Highland Park.

This artist’s colony hearkens back to the spirit of a 1960s Venice, or the Silverlake of the 1970s. Find a spot on York Boulevard and explore the family-owned boutiques, the midcentury treasure troves and the countless neighborhood charms. • Ba Cal-French cuisine from chef James Graham, who previously worked with Anthony Bourdain in New York. 323-739-6243. • Shopclass A vintage furniture outpost from the founder of Mohawk General Store, an interior decorator and a collector. 323-258-2500. • Pop-Hop Books & Print A delightful consignment shop with a well-edited ’zine wall. 323-259-2490. • Matters of Space A design team displays custom work alongside home accents from other international artisans. 323-743-3267. • Galco’s Make your own or choose from a staggering variety at this 117-year-old soda pop shop. 323-255-7115Slow Culture Previously THIS gallery, the art and retail space showcases top local talent. slowculture.comSunbeam Vintage All the Eames, Knoll and Baughman you could ask for. 323-908-9743.

Written by Kelsey McKinnon and Megan Meyer.