The famed Dorothy Chandler estate, which is approx. 10,000 sq. ft. & is nestled on an over 3/4 of an acre, is one of the great landmarks of L.A. 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 protégés of Julia Morgan of Hearst Castle fame. The house has the distinct feel of being in Newport, Rhode Island & is located in Hancock Park.
The estate underwent a major 5 year restoration and 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, updated electrical system, new roofs & copper gutters, hand-‐made, carved custom cabinetry throughout, 400 year old French limestone floors in kitchen, security cameras, new alarm system, new swimming pool with Ozone system, new landscaping, new irrigation system, outdoor lighting and countless other major upgrades.