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

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By Bonnie McCarthy

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

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

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

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Last year’s lecture and walking tour of South Orange Grove Blvd. explored the neighborhood’s dramatic postwar transformation from grand Victorian mansions to mid-century garden apartments that are south of California Blvd. This fall we will revisit the captivating tale and expand the tour, focusing on the section of South Orange Grove Blvd. that is north of California Blvd. From the handful of millionaires’ mansions and courtyard apartments that remain to the contemporary condominiums they influenced, Preservation Director Jesse Lattig will trace the evolution of the neighborhood. After her illustrated lecture, guests can walk along South Orange Grove Blvd. and enjoy the variety of architectural expression. Several properties on the route will be open for tours.

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