A Hollywood home designed by John Lautner just listed for the first time since its construction nearly seventy years ago. The home's only owners, Harry and Pauline Williams, ran a nearby grocery store where they first met the famed architect and asked him to build them a home. Located in the shadow of the Hollywood Sign, the Beachwood Canyon residence features dramatically angled Douglas Fir ceilings, built-in furniture, and an interlocking concrete block fireplace. In 2018, the entire home was masterfully restored by long-time Lautner collaborator, Helena Arahuete.
The home is largely defined by the angled roof line and full-height glass walls. Throughout the interior spaces, Lautner employed numerous triangular shapes, including in details such as custom light sconces and mosaic tiles. Other features include concrete floors and a sunken reading area in the living room. Aside from the removal of a closet, the Williams family and Arahuete kept the structure exactly as Lautner designed it.
In total, the home comes with 1,647 square feet of living space, including three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The main level features the living and dining areas, along with a galley kitchen and two of the bedrooms, while the lower level offers a private master suite and a studio space.
Outside, a .18-acre lot offers a large deck, as well as a garden patio and open-air greenhouse. The location also provides easy access to numerous hiking trails in and around Griffith Park. Keep scrolling to see more of the mint-condition property, currently listed for $1,895,000.
3329 Ledgewood Drive in Hollywood, California, is currently listed for $1,895,000 by Marc Silver of Compass.
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