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An Architect Couple’s “Experimental House” in the Hollywood Hills Hits the Market for the First Time

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Designed by Sarah Graham and Marc Angélil of AGPS Architecture, the award-winning residence (now under contract for $2,295,000) utilizes a striking mix of steel, glass, and concrete.

An Architect Couple’s "Experimental House" in the Hollywood Hills Hits the Market for the First Time

Property Details:  

Location: 6009 Rodgerton Drive, Los Angeles, California

Price: $2,295,000

Year Built: 1991-1993

Architect: AGPS

Footprint: 2,083 square feet (two bedrooms, two baths)

From the agent: Exceptional and award-winning architectural statement nestled beneath the iconic Hollywood sign in Beachwood Canyon. Built as the architects’ own home, The Experimental House is an internationally published creative space by AGPS, and is as inspiring as it is versatile. Like an urban loft in the lush and quiet hills, the home features two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a sprawling two-story living room, and an open loft. There is also a large studio space with a separate entrance. A true architectural in its innate wisdom and creativity, this is the first time ever offered on the market.”

Architects Sarah Graham and Marc Angelil of Los Angeles– and Zurich-based firm AGPS built their loftlike residence, dubbed the Experimental House, in the Beachwood Canyon community of the Hollywood Hills.

Architects Sarah Graham and Marc Angélil of Los Angeles– and Zurich-based firm AGPS built their own residence, dubbed the Experimental House, in the lush Beachwood Canyon community in the Hollywood Hills. 

Photo by Christopher Amitrano/Douglas Elliman Realty

An Architect Couple’s "Experimental House" in the Hollywood Hills Hits the Market for the First Time

“The steep hillside site posed significant challenges; an uphill site, seismic conditions, and strict city and neighborhood requirements,” reads the project description on AGPS’s website. “The idea was to build a small house that would not feel the limitations of its area.” 

Photo by Christopher Amitrano/Douglas Elliman Realty

In the sprawling, double-height living room, a built-in bookshelf with a rolling library ladder sits below an open loft.

The double-height living room is lined on one side with a built-in bookshelf with a rolling library ladder. An open loft overlooks the space and caps the semi-enclosed kitchen just beneath it.

Photo by Christopher Amitrano/Douglas Elliman Realty

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