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E & L A1 Upholstery

1215½ Cypress Avenue, Cypress Park, CA, 90065


In a humble storefront in Cypress Park, E & L A1 Upholstery is a local fixture that’s been operating for almost three decades

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Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90013


Lots of exterminators promise green treatments, then tell customers their particular problem requires toxins…


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1643 10th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90404


The biggest mistake you can make is to try to get stains out yourself…

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Finch Tree Surgery

841 E. Mission Dr., Los Angeles, CA, 91776


When our prized oak is seeming a bit unkempt or starved for attention, we call in the steady hands…

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Franco Development Services

215 W. Pomona Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 91754


Gus Franco is a home wrecker, just what the downtown loft boom has needed…

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Fun Furniture

8451 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90048


Parents come to Fun Furniture in search of cottage beds with play areas, tony bassinets, and handcrafted changers and cribs…

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4312 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90029


The mosaic dining sets, coffee tables, and end tables at Furthur are scads more imaginative than their chain-store counterparts and can be had at one-third the price…

Website: http://furthurla.com/

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George’s Pipe & Plumbing

690 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 91105

George’s makes a point of carrying local products. Among its lines are California Faucets from Huntington Beach, L.A.-based Altman’s, and Rohl, a Santa Ana distributor…

Website: http://georgesshowroom.com/

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Glass House

1754 E. Walnut St., Los Angeles, CA, 91106


Glass House, in Pasadena, has more than a half century of experience dealing with old homes and it imports handmade wavy glass from Germany that looks antique.

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H.D. Buttercup

3225 Helms Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90034


If you can’t find it at H.D. Buttercup, it probably doesn’t exist…

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H.D. Buttercup

3225 Helms Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90034


Two hundred fabrics and 50 kinds of leather fill the store, while goose down fills the couches (for those allergic to down, there’s synthetic)…

Website: http://hdbuttercup.com/

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Hashimoto Nursery

1935 Sawtelle Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90025


At Hashimoto Nursery, a family-owned fixture for more than 80 years…


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Home Front

Los Angeles, CA


Wood was something to be shown off—grain and all—when L.A.’s prewar homes were being built…

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Hot Cactus

1505½ Echo Park Avenue, Echo Park, CA, 90026


The pint-size Hot Cactus in Echo Park encompasses just 350 square feet, but it’s crammed with about 150 sculptural specimens of water-thrifty plants

Website: http://www.hotcactus.la


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House of Brienza

2358 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90034


Sometimes a piece of furniture is too big or too fragile to be moved to the House of Brienza…

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House of Hardwood

2143 Pontius Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90025


For exceptional materials including plywood or a basic two-by-four, the place to go is House of Hardwood.

Website: http://www.houseofhardwood.com

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Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

1151 Oxford Rd., Los Angeles, CA, 91108


The spring and fall plant sales at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens are as well curated as the paintings and sculpture that reside on the property.

Website: http://www.huntington.org

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