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Los Angeles Eco-Village: Sustainable Community in the City

If you’re looking for tiny house communities you might also be open to other options like this urban eco-village in Los Angeles that I’m showing you in this post thanks to Johnny Sanphillippo and Faircompanies.

This community is unique because it’s about 3 miles west of downtown Los Angeles and all residents are car-free (their main source of transportation is a bicycle).

Even better, the Los Angeles Ecovillage residents have created a bicycle shop, vegetable gardens, composting areas, clotheslines, fruit trees, micro-businesses, chickens, a food co-op, and more.

Los Angeles Eco-Village Sustainable Community



Images © Faircompanies

I encourage you to learn more by watching the entire video tour of the community and interview below:

Video: Los Angeles Eco-Village Sustainable Community Tour


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  • Glema June 18, 2014, 4:25 am

    I’m not far from LA and it’s nice to know there are still some communities of eco thinking people around. May God richly bless this little community and send someone to help take up the concrete. Perhaps there is someone who needs a place to make a drive area for parking elsewhere and the two sides could go halves on moving the concrete? it’s a thought. 🙂 Happy Gardening!

    • Alex June 18, 2014, 7:33 am

      Thanks Glema 🙂

  • Linda June 19, 2014, 5:37 pm

    I love the idea that you paid cash for the properties. Way to go!

  • Linda June 19, 2014, 5:50 pm

    That tool shop looks like a good place to repair your bicycle.

  • Melissa March 10, 2015, 4:16 pm

    Can any one recommend a tiny home designer/ contractor in Los Angeles, CA. I am looking to turn a rundown guest house into a great tiny home. Thanks!

  • Kitty Stuart April 6, 2015, 2:33 am

    I love this. Does anyone know where you can put a tiny house in LA?

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