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Home of the Week: Hollywood Hills house was once known as the Flying Wing

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Originally called the Flying Wing, this updated Hollywood Hills home was inspired by the form of a bird. Wood was used extensively in its construction to showcase the original owner's lumber company products.

Location: 7000 Macapa Drive, Los Angeles 90068

Asking price: $8.888 million

Year built: 1975

Architect: Harry Gesner

Renovation: Dean Larkin Design

House size: Four bedrooms, six bathrooms, 4,543 square feet

Lot size: 35,524 square feet

Features: Bar, breakfast area, den, wine cellar, sauna, elevator, recreation room, sliding glass doors, panoramic views, infinity pool

About the area: Last year, 375 single-family homes sold in the 90068 ZIP Code at a median price of $999,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 12.2% price increase from 2012.

Agent: Jason Oppenheim, the Oppenheim Group, (310) 990-6656; Joyce Rey, Coldwell Banker, (310) 285-7529; Arlene Rutenberg, Coldwell Banker, (310) 442-1616

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