West Hollywood’s borders are as unique as the city itself, but you just know when you’re in the actual neighborhood. On the architecture front, there are iconic structures such as the Schindler House, Hart House, and Colonial House, along with historical apartment buildings (Villa D’Este, the Andalusia, La Ronda, and Edward Fickett’s Ship’s Bow) in a variety of ornate styles that housed Hollywood starlets, writers, and socialites back in the day. West Hollywood is still home to stars of the big and small screens and has a thriving LGBT community (the gay bars are primarily on Santa Monica Boulevard, although North Robertson’s The Abbey is the most famous one). Get the cannelloni at old school Dan Tana’s, power shop on Melrose Place (Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Monique Lhuillier), and drink Aperol spritz’s at moody Bar Marmont. WeHo is where you’ll find the Pacific Design Center (PDC), a 1.6 million square-foot campus featuring nearly 100 showroom brands, representing 2,200 product lines.
By Jenna Chandler & Elijah Chiland If life is slower in the Valley, it’s bustling Downtown. Here’s a 930-square foot condo with exposed brick walls, 10-foot ceilings, and picture windows in the landmarked Rowan Lofts on Spring Street. The studio comes with in-unit laundry, one bath, and a walk-in closet. It’s listed for $685,000, with... Keep reading →
Standing tall, the imposing triad of structures known as the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood is an oasis of form and function. With a 1.6 million square foot campus and over 100 boutique and international showroom brands, PDC is a haven for designers and artists. Conceived in 1975 by Cesar Pelli of Gruen Associates,... Keep reading →
By Kathryn Hopkins Fans of fine art photographer Gray Malin’s work will certainly recognize his West Hollywood, Calif., home, which has just been listed for sale with a $2.1 million price tag. That’s because his iconic aerial beach and landscape portraits, which have led several brands to forge partnerships with him over the years to... Keep reading →
By Jack Flemming Gray Malin, known for his aerial portraits of beaches and landscapes, is moving on from his camera-friendly home in West Hollywood. The photographer has listed his 1940s Spanish bungalow for $2.195 million. Reached by a stone pathway, the three-bedroom home features splashes of color throughout: salmon in the foyer, navy in the... Keep reading →
By Bianca Barragan Located in Fairfax just west of La Brea and Melrose, this storybook house was just been restored with “careful attention to the original charm.” There’s no shortage of it. The two-bedroom house features a Dutch front door, coved ceilings in the living room an dining room, a working fireplace, and diamond-paned windows.... Keep reading →