Kristen Wiig Lists Silver Lake Home for $5.1 Million

By Mark David

Having recently completed a carefully considered, comprehensive and no doubt exceedingly costly restoration, update and addition of a swimming pool and guesthouse, funny lady Kristen Wiig has listed an architecturally significant hillside home in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles with a dead serious asking price of $5.125 million. The “Bridesmaids” writer and star purchased the circa 1952, Albert P. Martin-designed, treehouse-like residence in May 2014 for $1.7 million and, per marketing materials, engaged the high-end services of Taalman Architecture and The Archers to work the place over into a photogenic, avocational architecture maven’s private paradise.

Positioned at a thigh busting and glute firming altitude above the street and two-car garage on a forbiddingly precipitous, 17,000-square-foot up-sloped parcel that borders the legendary, John Lautner-designed Silvertop residence, the sun-filled, south-east facing residence retains its original floor plan with three bedrooms and three bathrooms in about 2,500-square-feet. A newly built poolside pavilion of about 1,000-square-feet contains another bedroom and bathroom.

To read the full article visit their website here.

You Might Also Like...
Recent Posts

Lovely 1920s Spanish-style duplex in Leimert Park asking $939K

By Pauline O’Connor New on the market in Leimert Park is a well-preserved Spanish-style duplex that’s been around since 1928. The turreted building was one of a number of duplexes built in the neighborhood by local contractor Leo B. Elliott, and according to city records, shortly after its completion, the LA County Assessor determined its… Keep reading

DPP Curate Helps Boost Mid-Century Sale

Built in 1964 as part of The Cliffs, a modernist development in the Montecito Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, 3877 Latrobe Street stands as a stunning example of mid-century modern architecture. The home was designed by architect John Lawrence Pugsley, who is best known for his mid-century commissions in neighboring Pasadena. After a series of… Keep reading

$2.3 Million Homes in California, North Carolina and Massachusetts

By Julie Lasky James Allen Walter, a California architect, designed this house for Geoffrey and Doreen Siodmak, a couple who moved in when South Pasadena was “just goats grazing and some avocado trees growing,” as Ms. Siodmak later described it to a historian. The home is being sold by its second owners, following a respectful… Keep reading