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Home of the Day: In Glendale, a charming cottage built for the architect’s sister

Home of the Day
Designed by architect Gerard Colcord, the Glendale cottage is listed for sale at $850,000.
(Shawn Bishop)

This charming Pennsylvania Dutch cottage, on an ivy-covered hill in Glendale, was built by noted Los Angeles architect Gerard Colcord for his sister in 1941.

For this home, Colcord’s signature is translated through a formal living room with knotty pine paneling, built-in bookshelves and Dutch doors. Other details of note include brick fireplaces and custom wrought iron hardware.

Address: 2310 E. Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale, 91206

Price: $850,000

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Built: 1941

Lot size: 14,838 square feet

House size: 2,025 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

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Features: Formal dining room; hardwood flooring; built-in bookshelves; Dutch doors; custom iron fixtures; French-inspired ceiling treatments; updated kitchen with double ovens; master suite with fireplace; upstairs bedroom with coffered ceiling; rooftop deck; back patio with fireplace.

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 91206 ZIP Code in August was $880,000 based on 9 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 7.1% increase in median price compared with the same time last year.

Agents: Denise Therieau, Deasy/Penner & Partners, (213) 924-1489

To submit a candidate for Home of the Day, send high-resolution color photos via Dropbox.com, permission from the photographer to publish the images and a description of the house to neal.leitereg@latimes.com.

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