Home of the Day: A treehouse in Los Feliz

Wrapped in glass and steel, this 1950s post-and-beam is known as the Tree House for its lofted setting among the treetops in Franklin Hills. Open-space common areas feature such Midcentury staples as built-in bookshelves, tongue-and-groove ceilings and a wall fireplace. Floor-to-ceiling windows give way to city and ocean views.

Location: 1900 Hollyvista Ave., Los Angeles, 90027

Price: $1.275 million

Year built: 1953

Architect: Riley and Levamas

House size: 1,496 square feet, three bedrooms, two bathrooms

Lot size: 5,969 square feet

Features: Post-and-beam design, tongue-and-groove ceilings, wood floors, walls of floor-to-ceiling glass, open-area floor plan, living room with Midcentury wall fireplace, built-ins, front-view balcony, updated kitchen

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90005 ZIP Code in May was $1.1145 million based on four sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 1.8% increase in median sale price from the previous year.

Agent: Stefani Stolper and Sacha Radford, The Agency, (424) 285-1942

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