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    West Hollywood Historic 1920s Firehouse Structure is for Sale

    West Hollywood historic firehouse structure, located at 958 Hancock Avenue, is up for sale. The 1920s brick building is 2,477 square feet with six bedrooms and three bathrooms. The asking listed price is $1,449,000.

    According to the listing, the firehouse was converted in the early 2000’s to residential use specifically for a senior living low-income housing project. Rentals are subject to a covenant agreement with the City of West Hollywood that runs through 2058. Property is protected by the Mills Act. Unit interiors are large and pleasant, (some with hardwood floors) high ceilings and nicely appointed kitchens and baths. The subject property sits in a prime West Hollywood neighborhood and is just a short distance from the world famous Route 66 on Santa Monica Boulevard and The Sunset Strip. “This is ground zero for entertainment, legal, financial, educational, health care, governmental & restaurant services jobs,” reads the listing. “[It is] close to all that Los Angeles has to offer including theaters, dining, world renown night clubs and bars and world class retail shopping districts. This is one of the most coveted rental markets in all of Los Angeles and the diverse and progressive tenant base adds to the locations allure.

    Fire Station No.7 at 954 Hancock Avenue in West Hollywood – WEHO TIMES

    West Hollywood Historic Preservation (WHHP) lists Fire Station No. 7 at 954 Hancock Avenue, as one of the few remaining examples of an architectural type. The small-scale institutional building, representative of the early development of Los Angeles and the West Hollywood area. According WHHP, it was built in 1926 (which contradicts the 1929 date on the listing). The former Fire Station No.7 has had little alteration over the years and has retained its massing and original character defining elements.

    The listing has been up for 6 days on Zillow and currently has 1,853 views, 98
    saves as of the posting of this piece. The building is projected to likely to sell faster than 85 % of nearby listings in West Hollywood.

    The property was listed by James F. Gilb who can be reached at 310-592-7067.

    To learn more about the listing and to see more photos of this historical piece of property, visit the Zillow listing at:

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/958-Hancock-Ave-West-Hollywood-CA-90069/135428705_zpid/

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    Paulo Murillo
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    Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at [email protected]

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    Steve Martin
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    3 months ago

    This is crazy. Not only is this historic structure a valuable local cultural resource, it’s affordable housing. This makes no sense given the investment the City made to preserve the structure.

    Weho artist
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    3 months ago

    Rentals are subject to a covenant agreement with the City of West Hollywood that runs through 2058. Property is protected by the Mills Act.”

    Reading is fundamental.

    Weho artist
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    3 months ago

    This is one of my favorite buildings in West Hollywood! So glad it’s used to house low income seniors. I’m sure they appreciate its historical beauty.

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