Southern California boasts a few of the nation’s best examples of Mayan Revival-style structure, and gems such because the Ennis Home and Hollyhock Home showcase intricate patterns, precast concrete blocks and dramatic geometric design that pay homage to the Mesoamerican type.
Most of those properties scattered throughout L.A. had been designed by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. However Wright’s son, Lloyd Wright, was a savant within the type as nicely. His Derby Home, a Mayan Revival-style residence in Glendale, simply surfaced on the market at $3.295 million.
Wearing decorative interlocking concrete blocks which have come to outline the structure type, the house was inbuilt 1926 for businessman James Derby and named to the Nationwide Register of Historic Locations half a century later.
The entry. (Open Home Foto)
The 2-story lounge. (Open Home Foto)
The hearth. (Open Home Foto)
The eating room. (Open Home Foto)
The bed room. (Open Home Foto)
The deck. (Open Home Foto)
The yard. (Open Home Foto)
The Mayan Revival-style house. (Open Home Foto)
Over time, the two-story residence has been preserved and upgraded. As we speak it holds 5 bedrooms, three bogs and a handful of distinctive areas throughout 3,300 sq. toes.
The widespread areas are a vibrant mixture of concrete, wooden and glass. The three supplies mingle most in the lounge — a double-height house with partitions of home windows and fireside grates that resemble the yucca crops surrounding the house.
Lengthy, slim hallways reduce by means of the ground plan, resulting in lofts, nooks and different cozy areas. The bogs present bursts of coloration within the type of pink and purple tile.
The principle stage results in a yard with statues and a patio, and the second story expands to a deck overlooking the encircling hills. The $3.295-million worth additionally consists of the 4 adjoining tons for a complete of 1.5 acres.
Aaron Leider, Elham Shaoulian, Drew Carlson and Brandon Soufer of the Company maintain the itemizing.
Though much less well-known than his father, Wright amassed a formidable physique of labor throughout his four-decade profession with highlights such because the Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes and the John Sowden Home in Los Feliz.