LOS ANGELES (AP) — An historic East Los Angeles home has been relocated to make way for low-income housing but it will have a new life.
The Peabody Werden House was jacked up and placed on a truck Thursday morning to move it across a street in Boyle Heights.
The East Los Angeles Community Corporation moved the 1895 house to make way for a 50-unit affordable housing project.
The corporation’s Isela Gracian says the two-story Queen Anne building will be restored and used to host community programs. That should take about two years.
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