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Los Feliz Mansion That Housed Bob Dylan and Andy Warhol For Sale – DIRT

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Grabbing attention from the Griffith Observatory isn’t easy, but two homes on the hills of Los Feliz do it. One is Frank Lloyd Wright’s Maya his revival masterpiece, Ennis HouseThe other is a melodramatic mansion just a block away from Ennis House. Designed by Adolf Frederick Reicht and often referred to as ‘The Castle’, this striking mansion has just become available, but will no doubt not last long.

Born in Connecticut in 1863 to Prussian immigrants, Reicht began his architectural practice in New York. His surviving projects include his revival of Brooklyn’s historic Gothic. Greenwood Baptist Church — but moved to California after World War I. The classically trained architect’s bold and theatrical design sensibilities led Hancock to build his more than 20 mansions in his Park, Ross, and Ferris, between 1922 and 1929. Old was in high demand during Hollywood’s booming era. , and the Hollywood Hills.

Completed in 1924, the castle features rounded octagonal rooms, Egyptian-style geometric columns, vaulted ceilings, repetitive vaulted passages, and massive Art Nouveau paintings. Full of windows, it might be the tallest of Leicht’s houses. The fantastic mansion also has a colorful history to match. In the 1960s, Tom Law and his brother John Philip, actor best known for his roles in ‘Barbarella’ and ‘Sinbad’s Golden Voyage’, owned his Law. To help with expenses, Law rented out rooms to fellow artists.Among them prominent tenants Bob Dylan, Andy Warhol, The Velvet Underground.

Subsequent owners of the 5,582-square-foot home include Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and oil heiress John Gilbert Getty. In 2014 it was purchased by Muna El Huturi At $8.3 million, it set a neighborhood record. The Libyan-born artist, translator and photographer El Futuri is currently buying a five-bedroom, seven-bathroom mansion for just under $9.9 million. The purchase includes his second land parcel, bringing his total assets to 1.74 acres. Other amenities include a separate garage, music studio, half-basketball court, winding gardens, and guest apartments.

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