Frank Lloyd Wright Houses of the Los Angeles Hills

Many people that live in Los Angeles go about their days not knowing there are pieces of art looking upon them. Frank Lloyd Wright, or “the greatest American architect of all time” designed a couple of textile block/cement houses in the hills of LA. Here are a few that are accessible from the some of most visited points in Los Angeles.

 Hollyhock House

Hollyhock House is located in Barnsdall Art Park in the East Hollywood area of Los Angeles, CA at 4800. The park offers beautiful views of the hills and city and is free. The exterior of the house can be viewed from the park during daylight hours. The house offers tours but is currently under reconstruction.

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Ennis House

Possibly the most famous of the houses in the hills. It has been featured (or emulated) in a number of movie productions including Blade Runner, The Rocketeer, House on Haunted Hill, and Rush Hour. The house was purchased by Ron Burkle in 2011 and there is a stipulation in the sale that the house must be open to the public for viewing a minimum of 12 days per year (although no tour information is currently published on the Ennis House website…)

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Freeman House

This house is owned by USC. It is currently under repair from earthquake damage.

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Storer House

THIS IS A PRIVATE RESIDENCE, DO NO DISTURB!!! This property was built in 1923 for Dr. John Storer. In the 80’s it was renovated by movie producer Joel Silver. Moby commented on the house’s unique location on a recent interview with Arch Daily.

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These houses are iconic pieces of art hidden in the hills of the city. Open your eyes and search for them as you go about your day.

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