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Home of the Day: 1930s Spanish Colonial in Mar Vista gets a new look

Home of the Day: Reimagined Spanish Colonial in Mar Vista

A curved picture window and warm wood finishes are among the distinguishing features at this reimagined home in Mar Vista.

(Clark Dugger Photography)

This Spanish Colonial residence in Mar Vista was remade by the husband-and-wife architecture team of Peggy Hsu and Chris McCullough with a mix of repurposed materials and contemporary finishes. Shaded by tall privacy hedges, the 1930s home has vintage steel-frame casement windows, modern wood cabinetry and a master suite that opens to grounds containing an entertainer’s deck, a fire pit and a converted art studio.

Location: 3788 Boise Ave., Mar Vista, 90066

Price: $1.159 million

Year built: 1930


Architects: Peggy Hsu and Chris McCullough (Hsu McCullough Architects)

House size: 1,200 square feet, two bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms

Lot size: 5,730 square feet

Features: Reclaimed oak flooring, walnut cabinets, steel frame casement windows, contemporary kitchen, entertainer’s decks, fire pit, barbecue, motorized gate, drought-tolerant landscaping, garage/studio


About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90066 ZIP Code in March was $1.1 million based on 29 sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That represents a 13.9% decrease in median price compared with March 2014.

Agents: Coleman Eisner, Deasy/Penner  Partners, (310) 275-1000

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