An Airy Apartment Inside a Midcentury Hollywood Landmark Asks $749K

Built in 1954 by Edward Fickett, the salmon-colored building has been the backdrop for various films, shows, and commercials over the decades.
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Location: 1400 N. Hayworth Ave. #18, West Hollywood, California

Price: $749,000

Architect: Edward Fickett, FAIA

Year Built: 1954

Footprint: 866 square feet (two bedrooms, 1 bath)

From the agent: "This apartment sits inside a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, offering Mills Act designation which provides significant property tax savings. The entry sequence leads underneath a soaring, glass-walled facade, past lava rock planters, towering palms, and original Fickett-designed signage. With the architect’s signature pastel paint schemes having been restored, it is once again recognizable from the countless films, television shows, and commercials in which it has been both a backdrop and a star. The design shelters a central resort-like communal area with a sparkling pool and spacious patio, with the units surrounding it on all four sides."

Known as the Hollywood Riviera, the 1954 apartment complex is the brainchild of late architect Edward Fickett, who designed the building to evoke the ridgeline of the surrounding Hollywood Hills.

"This particular residence is one of the few two-bedroom floor plans in the complex, and it includes secured and covered parking for two cars," notes the listing agent.

Large windows line the primary living areas, bringing in ample California sunshine.

The spacious principal suite adds a delightful pop of color to the home’s primarily neutral palette.

The second bedroom can easily be converted into a home office or gym.

The complex is ideally situated on a beautiful tree-lined street a half block south of Sunset, just steps away from Chateau Marmont.

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