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Tour the Southwest-Facing Junior Penthouse in the Carlyle

Posted on: November 16th, 2015

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The Carlyle
Junior Penthouse #2104
10776 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
Offered at $5,995,000
Exclusively represented by Jon Bronson & Mary Swanson

To schedule a private showing of this property, email us here or call (310) 285-7579.

The living doesn’t get much easier than at the Carlyle on what’s known as The Golden Mile of the Wilshire Corridor.  It has the VIP services of a fine hotel and the convenience of being steps away from the movie theaters, cafes, restaurants, shops, and museums of Westwood Village. And if you’re going to make the Carlyle your home, you might as well do it in style in the coveted southwest-facing junior penthouse, now offered furnished as a true turnkey solution with interiors by TAL Studio–the highly sought-after luxury hotel design group–with no expense spared to create the perfect three-bedroom, state-of-the-art hotel suite in the sky.  Let’s take a tour, shall we?

The Junior Penthouse is accessed by its own private elevator foyer.

The Junior Penthouse is accessed by its own private elevator foyer.

Meticulously chosen fabrics in warm neutral tones cover every surface of this contemporary smart home where each element of the environment is controlled via ipad touchsceen.

Meticulously chosen fabrics in warm neutral tones cover every surface of this contemporary smart home where each element of the environment can be controlled via ipad touchsceen.

The living room draws you in by the unobstructed views showcased from incredible 13-foot floor to ceiling windows.

The living room draws you in with unobstructed dramatic views of the city and the Pacific Ocean showcased from incredible 13-foot floor to ceiling windows.  The furnishings are by noted designer Holly Hunt.

The chef's kitchen features custom Poggenpohl cabinetry, Miele appliances, and an eat-in breakfast area that faces West.

The chef’s kitchen features custom Poggenpohl cabinetry, Miele appliances, and an eat-in breakfast area that faces West.

The master bedroom suite is a dream with its own viewing balcony, walls of glass, and oversized his and hers bathrooms and walk-in closets.

The master bedroom suite is covered in rich fabrics and features its own viewing balcony.

The master features oversized his and hers bathrooms and closets.

The master features oversized his and hers bathrooms and closets.

The Carlyle amenities include 24 hour valet and doorman, concierge services, a fantastic gym, private wine storage, a conference room and lounge, and a heated swimming pool. Whoever makes the Junior Penthouse their home is very lucky indeed.

 

 

 

Hit List: This Week’s News + Links

Posted on: October 9th, 2015

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• Built by silent film moguls in 1926, and subsequently occupied by such illustrious residents as Cole Porter, Beverly Hills’ landmark Waverly Mansion (pictured above) is the site of this year’s fundraising benefit for the Los Angeles Conservancy, taking place Saturday, October 17. Go here for event details, tickets, and sponsorship info. [LA Conservancy]

• Guess which month is the best to buy a house? If you guessed October, congratulations! Luckily for all the would-be buyers out there, there are still three weeks left. [The Street]

• This year marks the 90th anniversary of Route 66, and in honor of the occasion, AAA has whipped up this nifty new map. Go get your kicks! [SoCal Auto Club]

• Once the Rodney Dangerfield of U.S. cities, Los Angeles has become America’s hottest destination for international architects. [De Zeen]

• Exciting news for design-nerds: Benjamin Moore has unveiled its color of the year for 2016. [Architectural Digest]

• Exciting news for nerd-nerds: This weekend, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Labs in Pasadena is hosting its annual Open House tour. Visitors are advised to arrive early (before 9 a.m.) to avoid long lines. [JPL]

 

Hit List: This Week’s News + Links

Posted on: September 5th, 2015

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• Don’t feel bad if you’re staying in town this weekend, ’cause there’s lots and lots of fun stuff happening, the 93rd annual LA County Fair, just for starters. [Daily News]

• Alternately, if you’re being hosted this weekend, here are some fun thank you gift ideas. [One Kings Lane]

• The stock market’s been pretty wacky lately—will all the turmoil have a negative impact on SoCal’s housing market? Maybe! [LA Times]

• Oh joy, there’s a new Apartment Therapy book! The beloved design site’s latest tome, Complete + Happy Home, is filled with insightful advice on decorating and organizing, and of course scads of inspirational/envy-inducing photos. [Apartment Therapy]

• And speaking of decorating, if you’re in the market for quality mid-century modern furnishings, art, and accessories, check out Billings, a new curated auction event happening Downtown on September 19. Preview the offerings here. [Billings Auction]

• Cute overload: Meet P-43 and P-44, two ferociously adorable mountain lion kittens recently discovered and tagged as part of the National Park Service’s mountain lion research study. [NPS]

Hit List: This Week’s News + Links

Posted on: August 23rd, 2015

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[A+D Museum]

• As of this weekend, the Architecture and Design Museum is now open for visiting in its new Arts District space. The museum’s inaugural exhibit, Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles, will be on view until Nov 6. [a+d]

• Pssst! Wanna know a secret? There’s a new iPhone app that tells you the secret menu items at restaurants and bars around LA and 17 other cities. It’s called Off the Menu, and it’s free! [LAist]

• Just when it seemed the housing market couldn’t possibly get any hotter, out comes a slew of data that indicates it’s gaining momentum. [Reuters]

•  Onboard nannies, fully reclining seats, deluxe pet cabins, and private check-ins are just a few of the amenities airlines are now offering to their “premium passengers.” [LA Times]

Century City’s Westfield Mall is getting an $800 million makeover! Here’s a preview of what its fancification will entail. [Los Angeles Magazine]

• How can summer be almost over already?!? It just got here! Let’s all make the most out of our Labor Day holiday weekend by having a picnic, seeing an outdoor movie, attending a food & wine festival, and not getting a DUI. [Travel + Leisure; CurbedLA; LA Times; LA Weekly]

Hit List: This Week’s News + Links

Posted on: August 15th, 2015

A-woo-gah! Time for a road trip—Pebble Beach’s annual Concours d’Elegance is upon us. Considered one of the top car-collector events in the world, the weeklong extravaganza features auctions (last year, a 1962 Ferrari GTO fetched the highest price ever paid for a car at auction, $38 million), races, juried awards, parties, and lots more. [Concours d’Elegance]

• Look, up in the sky! It’s not a bird or a plane—it’s the Perseids meteor shower, aka the best meteor shower of the year! [io9]

• Indulge your fantasies of becoming a supervillain with this round-up of spectacular underground lairs. [Architectural Digest]

• Following three weeks of declines, 30-year fixed interest rates edged up to 3.94 percent, amid signs the Federal Reserve is likely to hike short-term rates next month. [USA Today]

• After four years behind scaffolding, Downtown’s historic Clifton’s Cafeteria is finally ready to re-open—and it looks awesome. [LA mag]

• While you’re Downtown checking out Clifton’s comeback, swing by the main library to see their excellent new photo exhibit, The First with the Latest!, examining the career of Aggie Underwood, a legendary reporter who covered the crime beat in LA from the 1930s to the ’60s. [LAPL]

• Woe is us: first we get hit with a sweltering heat wave, then we’re going to get clobbered by a “Godzilla El Niño.” On the bright side, better Godzilla than Mothra. [LA Times]