The residence, originally built in 1937 as a duplex in the Silver Lake hills, hit the market in 2004. At the time, it had seen better days. The concrete slab was cracked and buckling, the interior was deteriorating, and the yard was overgrown. Soriano’s signature band of steel-framed windows was about the only thing left intact.
Seeing potential amongst the neglect, restoration expert, Chris Salay, and his wife purchased the property in 2006 as their personal residence.
The Salays redefined the space. The two bedrooms on the main level offer sweeping views of downtown and the master has its own private deck. The updated bathrooms boast a chic, modern style with finishes that include a teak sink, a reclaimed wood wall, and Boffi fixtures. The lower level features an open floor plan, with the kitchen, dining room, and living room all opening to exterior entertaining spaces.
The backyard is lushly landscaped with a grassy lawn, terraced gardens and spa, creating a private oasis in the heart of the city. Nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac in prime Silver Lake, the location is highly desirable: close to favorite spots like the Silver Lake Reservoir, Botanica, and L&E.
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Listing courtesy of Juliette Hohnen – Douglas Elliman