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The Legendary El Cabrillo Courtyard Complex in Hollywood – 1838 Grace Ave

A rare unit has opened up in the famed and historic El Cabrillo courtyard complex in Hollywood. Set just below Franklin Blvd., the 10 unit El Cabrillo was originally commissioned by Cecile B. DeMille. DeMille originally built it to house Broadway stage actors moving to Los Angeles to work in sound films. The location was chosen so that it was at the foot of Whitley Heights and DeMille’s studio, which was then Hollywood’s premier address, where Chaplin and Valentino had houses.

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Marmol Radziner Restored Mid-Century Modern in The Oaks

The sophistication and grace of mid-century modernism is a timeless aesthetic, yet the priceless style can become deteriorated or destroyed due to neglect or misguided renovations. The team at Marmol Radziner, who meticulously restored this mid-century home in the coveted Oaks enclave in the Hollywood Hills, have reinstated and reinvigorated the style and taste of some of Southern California’s most famous mid-century residences by master architects such as Rudolph Schindler, John Lautner, and Richard Neutra.

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