Italian Renaissance style in L.A.'s Windsor Square

The exterior of this Italian Renaissance-style home in Windsor Square looks much as it did 100 years ago, when it was built for prominent developer Edwin Janss. The restored house retains its large French windows, iron balcony railings and arched entry.

Location: 434 S. Windsor Blvd., Los Angeles 90020

Asking price: $4.45 million

Year built: 1913

Architect: J. Martyn Haenke

House size: Five bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, 6,200 square feet

Lot size: 22,000 square feet

Features: View of the Hollywood sign, foyer, sweeping staircase, hand-painted floors in the updated kitchen and family room, paneled library with bar, sunroof, guesthouse, formal gardens, swimming pool

About the area: Last year, 35 single-family homes sold in the 90020 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.8 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 5.3% price decrease from 2011.

Agent: Shar Penfold, (323) 860-4258, Coldwell Banker’s Hancock Park office

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