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Thinking about building an ADU but your home is located in "52nd place HPOZ" Heres your solution.

Updated: Feb 15, 2023

52nd place is an HPOZ that was built by the Tifal Brothers, an immigrant family from Germany who built more than 400 homes in Los Angeles County. It is is a one block of well-preserved one-story Craftsman style bungalows that were built between 1911 and 1914. The block is also known for its association with African American history in Los Angeles between the 1930s and 1950s. Lots of African American cultural icons, including singer Ivie Anderson and community leaders and activists Joseph and Charlotta Bass, lived within this HPOZ. The 52nd Place district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009 and adopted by the City Council as an HPOZ in 2015. The zip code for this area is 90011.

The market for ADU’s is trending at 52 Place due to the historical significance as well as nearby religious and historical structures. There are also lots of parks in the area such as South Los Angeles Wetlands Park and South Park Recreation Center. Not only is it historic but it is also just minutes away from some of the best recreation that Los Angeles City has to offer. There are also several neighborhood parks which feature sports programs, dance and music classes, multiple outdoor sports courts, playgrounds, and seasonal camp programs.

52nd Place Demographics

  • Median Income - $63,000

  • Median Age - 36 years old

  • Average Home Price - $650,000

How Much Can I Rent An ADU In 52nd Place For In Today’s Market?

The average ADU in 52nd Place rents for about:

Studio ADU- $1400/m

1 Bed 1 Bath ADU- $1650/m

2 bed 2 bath ADU- $2100/m

3 bed 3 bath ADU- $2600/m

Walkability Score For 52 Place

The ADU walkability score is measured by walking distance from your new ADU to these attractions, the closer you are to these locations the more your future tenant will pay for rent.

Increase The Value Of Your Home With An ADU Permit

If you believe your home has ADU potential, you should look into applying for architectural permits. Homeowners and agents are actively looking for homes with ADU potential. Realtors also have had multiple homes sell for over asking recently. Talk to your realtor about reaching out for approved city permits for an ADU.

How Much Do Permits Cost?

The process should be between $5,000-10,000 plus any specific city fees.

How Long Do ADU City Permits Take To Get Approved in 52nd Place HPOZ?

Since HPOZ's have numerous design laws, it makes getting approved plans take about 6 months.

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If you are planning on building an ADU in this neighborhood and have any questions you can reach the city council staff contact at:

Staff Contact

Katie Knudson

(213) 847-3659



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