Considered a founding leader of the LGBT movement, Henry "Harry" Hay commissioned architect Gregory Ain to build this 1939 home for his widowed mother, Margaret Hay. Ain designed the nearly 1,800-square-foot home in the International Style—and it bears characteristic features such as rectilinear forms, open spaces, and smooth, flat surfaces.
The three-bedroom, two-bath house is listed as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument for its role as a meeting place of The Mattachine Society, an early gay rights advocacy organization that Hay co-founded. Hay, also a writer and a teacher, had a tremendous influence on the LGBT movement in Los Angeles and beyond.
Tucked into the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, California, just off Cahuenga Pass, the home affords a private setting within the busy city. The main level of the two-story house holds the kitchen, living, and dining rooms, as well as the master bedroom and a full bathroom. The lower level offers two additional bedrooms and one full bathroom.
3132 Oakcrest Drive is currently listed for $1,249,000 by Chase Campen of Compass.
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