Home of the Day: A penthouse at the Douglas Building in downtown L.A.

Home of the Day: A penthouse at the Douglas Building in downtown L.A.
The penthouse unit at the 19th century Douglas Building in downtown Los Angeles is listed for sale at $2.1 million. (Larry Underhill)
Brick accent walls and original 1890s steel lattice columns give an industrial look to this corner penthouse in the Douglas Building in downtown Los Angeles. Two smaller units were combined to create the 2,100-square-foot residence, which features a two-sided fireplace, open-plan spaces and a vintage pyramid-shaped skylight. Plans to add a private rooftop deck are currently on the drawing board.
Location: 257 S. Spring St., Unit PHMN, 90012
Asking price: $2.1 million
Year built: 1898
House size: 2,100 square feet, two bedrooms, three bathrooms
Features: Steel lattice columns, brick wall accents, vaulted ceilings, pyramid-shaped skylight, formal living and dining rooms with freestanding fireplace, open-plan kitchen, master suite with walk-in closets, den/office
About the area: In December, nine condominium homes sold in the 90012 ZIP Code at a median price of $450,000, according to Corelogic. That was a 15.9% decrease in median price compared to December 2014.
Agents: Mike Deasy and Wayne Willbur, Deasy/Penner & Partners, (310) 275-1000

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