Home of the Week: Bird Streets aerie offers a showcase of design
Built for interior designer Ron Collier, this modern perch in the Hollywood Hills’ Bird Streets was later owned by celebrated art patron Merry Norris, who commissioned Barbara Barry to style the interior during her ownership.
Among Berry’s first design projects in Los Angeles, the residence is museum-like with its gallery walls, high ceilings and sun-drenched rooms. Pocketing doors in the living and dining rooms open directly to a pool deck. Westward views extending as far as the ocean can be observed from the second story, particularly in the master suite and its sitting room.
Location: 1473 Oriole Drive, Los Angeles, 90069
Asking price: $5.995 million
Year built: 1982
Architect: Gus Duffy
Living area: 4,501 square feet, three bedrooms, four bathrooms
Lot size: 7,449 square feet
Features: Gallery walls; high ceilings; skylights; hardwood floors; pocketing doors; formal living and dining rooms; office; master suite with sitting room; office/artist’s studio; swimming pool
About the area: In the 90069 ZIP Code, based on 10 sales, the median price for single-family homes in February was $3.05 million, a 21.5% increase year over year, according to CoreLogic.
Agents: Bret Parsons, Compass, (310) 497-5832
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