We are the music makers and we are the dreamers of the dreams…” W.Wonka This one is for the visionaries to complete. The concept of this home began as a reinterpretation of traditional homes in the Highland Park neighborhood, with materials and techniques that were available in 1918, the steel, glass, and Meranti wood structure is all handcrafted. Window-walls are all handmade, utilizing the standards of the era, including the hinges, which are all cast bronze. Based on the Italian’s construction of the steel frames for their race cars using hundreds of small steel members to create a frame which was incredibly strong and light. The thin-member structure disappears from your conscience as it is experienced. This conceptual home is part homage to the 1920’s Italian Alfa Romeo in its construction, and color, “Rossa Corsa.” Standing like a sentinel over the private botanical garden, this Highgate home is all about moving through space. Horizontally and vertically the effort is to deconstruct the aspect of home. The driveway is lined with Catalina Island Cherry, toyon and a spectacular Blue-grey Arizona Cypress, creating a bird shelter, and sited for privacy. Cobbled pathways of this Shangri La, an heirloom garden, host to a Deodor Cedar procured from the Huntington Gardens, gracing the front bed of mountain mahogany, sages and numerous species of natives, and fruit trees create a verdant, cool oasis in the heart of LA, a balanced ecosystem of over a dozen species of birds, bees, lizards, and butterflies. This space is truly living art.
This is a CASH only sale, as project needs completing. This is not a first-time home buyer’s home. ** Buyers are advised to independently investigate all aspects of the property (incl. but not limited to permits & uses, bed/bath counts, square footage, schools & their enrollment availability), verify the accuracy of all information provided through inspection & with appropriate professionals.
Showings begin Tuesday, Sept. 1st 4-6 pm + Sunday, Sept. 5th 1-5 pm slots available. Please email Proof of Funds, Pre-Approval to Showings@L34group.com and fill out PEAD form here: https://app.glide.com/pp/fbd434a6-ea77-4593-a400-e194604cae37 for a secured time slot
**Lacanche range is excluded from the sale of this property.