Known for its expensive historic homes, celebrity residents, and hillside location, Los Feliz is easily one of the most desirable neighborhoods in L.A. thanks to its proximity to Griffith Park, a 4,310-acre urban park that houses the Autry National Center, L.A. Zoo, Bronson Canyon, Greek Theater, Griffith Observatory, and some of the best views on earth. Many of the homes are 1920s Spanish Colonial and Lloyd Wright’s Mayan Revival Ennis House is located here. Its pedestrian-friendly village (yes, people actually do walk in L.A.) is teeming with tattooed hipsters, young families, and musicians who enjoy sharing pizzas at Little Dom’s, shopping for vintage at Una Mae’s, and taking in jazz from Marty and Elayne (made famous in Swingers) at the Dresden. Fun fact: “Famous for being famous” Angelyne gets her coffee at the local Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf so sightings are pretty much guaranteed.
By Pauline O’Connor Where: 2550 Aberdeen Avenue, LA 90027 When: 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, January 26 Specs: 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms; 6,436 square feet Selling points: Built in 1921 by architect Henry Mather Greene for car dealer/broadcasting tycoon Earle C. Anthony’s mother-in-law, this Los Feliz Spanish Colonial Revival has recently undergone a thorough modernization.... Keep reading →
By Kathryn M. Located in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, the colorful abode features arched windows overlooking a tropical backyard. Lourdes Hernández is parting ways with her Mediterranean-style two-bedroom home in Los Angeles. After buying the 1925 residence just two years ago for a reported $1,200,000, the Spanish singer-songwriter, known professionally as Russian... Keep reading →
By James McClain When Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine put his glossy midcentury modern residence — provocatively and aptly known as the Steel House — on the market in September, the steel-and-glass pavilion generated widespread publicity, with real estate publications nationwide fawning over the sleekly restored showplace. Qualified buyers flocked to the residence, which subsequently quickly sold in just... Keep reading →
By Neal J. Leitereg Indie-folk singer and artist Lourdes Hernández has put her Mediterranean-style home in Los Feliz up for sale at $1.885 million. Found down the street from the infamous LaBianca house, the 1925-built residence has been extensively updated by the artist during her two years of ownership. Among details of note are white-painted... Keep reading →
By Jenna Chandler The band members of Maroon 5 sure know how to pick ’em. They’ve racked up several impressive midcentury modern residences, including this glossy steel number in Los Feliz, appropriately named The Steel House. Lead guitarist James Valentine purchased the home in 2006, paying $2.2 million, and he’s now ready to part with it. It’s come a long... Keep reading →