The Hollywood Riviera, Edward Fickett FAIA (1954).
Listed by Nate Cole
Photography by Sterling Reed
A Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, with Mills Act designation providing significant property tax savings. Entry is made underneath a soaring glass-walled facade, past lava rock planters, towering palms, and original Fickett-designed signage.
The ascending roofline was inspired by the immediately adjacent Hollywood Hills ridgeline.
With the architect's signature pastel paint schemes having been restored, it is once again recognizable from the countless films, tv shows, and commercials from 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.
This particular residence is one of the few two-bedroom floor plans in the complex and also includes secured and covered parking for two cars.
Floor to ceiling glass is placed at both east and west facings.
The kitchen features period-style appliances and boomerang design countertops amidst custom cabinetry.
Ideally situated on a beautiful tree-lined street one-half block south of Sunset, just a short walk to both the iconic Chateau Marmont and buzzy restaurant newcomer Horses, the Hollywood Riviera represents the pinnacle of West Hollywood living.