455 Lorraine Boulevard , Los Angeles 90020
The famed Dorothy Chandler estate is one of the great landmarks of Los Angeles having hosted many fundraisers in its lavishly appointed music room to accommodating several U.S. presidents. It has often been referred to as the Western White House. The estate is a registered Historic Cultural Monument and is a classic example of American Beaux Arts architecture. It was designed by renowned architects J. Martyn Haenke & William Dodd, both proteges of Julia Morgan of Hearst Castle fame. The estate underwent a major 5 year restoration/upgrade by the current owners. The current owners added a Creston Control System, new plumbing system (with soft water system & filter), new drainage, new sewer line, new electrical system, new roofs & copper gutters, hand-made, carved custom cabinetry throughout, 400 year old French limestone floors in kitchen, security cameras, new alarm, new chlorine free pool, ozone system, new landscaping, new irrigation system, outdoor lighting & countless other major upgrades.