Home of the Week: Hollywood loft was street artists’ canvas


Originally built in the 1920s as a department store, the loft-style residences at the landmark Broadway Hollywood Building offer the gallery walls and open-concept space that invite artful interpretation. This particular residence draws the eyes with a floor-to-ceiling mural that was painted by contemporary street artists RETNA and EL MAC. A chrome-clad chef’s kitchen, a lofted office and a private terrace are among other features of the four-level unit.

Location: 1645 Vine St., Hollywood, CA 90028

Asking price: $1.9 million

Built: 1928

Living area: 2,510 square feet, three bathrooms

Features: High ceilings; modern fixtures; open-concept floor plan; chef’s kitchen; primary bedroom with private terrace; updated bathrooms

About the area: In the 90028 ZIP Code, based on one sale, the median price for single-family home sales in May was $900,000, a 15.3% decrease year-over-year, according to CoreLogic.


Agents: Marlene Salcido, Sotheby’s International Realty, (323) 333-4951

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