The Landmark Sowden Residence is recognized as one of Lloyd Wright's most important works. This home has extensive use of textile block which creates the iconic Mayan style fa~ade. The interior of the house, based around a central courtyard, was designed for entertaining. Completely renovated, the home now accommodates modern living while still preserving the architect's masterwork. Additional maids quarters detached office and garage add to the complete functionality of this stunning property. House has Mills Act tax exemption.
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Garage Is Attached
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Garage - 4+ Doors
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Biography: Next to Griffith Park, Los Feliz is known for being any area that attracts creative types of all sorts from some of the world’s biggest celebrities to young artists and writers seeking inspiration. Trendy restaurants, art galleries, and shops help add to this neighborhood’s reputation as one of the hippest spots in town.
Real Estate: Los Feliz real estate for sale spans all types. The celebrity-friendly hillside area of The Oaks offers grand homes on larger lots and a feeling of privacy on the hilly streets. Architectural legends Richard Neutra and Frank Lloyd Wright built homes here and many other homes in the area have historic or celebrity provenance. Apartment and condo living is available in the buildings that flank Los Feliz Boulevard.
Community Life: Shopping in the Los Feliz Village area is a reliable pleasure with many local businesses that have a long history. Los Feliz also features The Vista, one of the older movie theaters in Los Angeles. Barnsdall Art Park is a large complex featuring art classes and wine tastings graced by the Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright’s first design in Los Angeles.
Education: Los Feliz is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Schools in the area include John Marshall Senior High School, Franklin Avenue Elementary School, Los Feliz Elementary School, and Thomas Starr King Middle School, There are also several private schools in the area including Our Mother of Good Counsel, Lycée International de Los Angeles, and The Oaks School.
Transportation: Los Feliz is easily reached by the 5 Freeway. The area is served by a designated DASH line and Metro Rapid Line 780.
Local Attractions: The Greek Theatre is a great place to see a show under the stars. Also in Griffith Park, the Griffith Observatory is a beautiful showcase of astronomy and history and one of the most iconic structures in Los Angeles. The Shakespeare Bridge in the Franklin Hills area has had a cameo role in many films as has Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Ennis House.
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