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Here Are 16 of the Best ADUs in Los Angeles

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When screenwriter and author Jane Rosenthal acquired her circa-1905 house in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, it came with a backyard created by a Hollywood set designer that included a simple outbuilding set into a fanciful garden. Jane immediately transformed the structure into a writing studio, but it wasn’t long before the problems began. "Between drainage issues and a resident skunk, we simply had to replace it," she says.