The late Steven Hill made his imprint on Silver Lake architecture with many of these distinctive stucco and glass block houses. 3507 Fernwood Avenue shows the builder at his best; the Streamline Moderne house with its cascading rectilinear and curvilinear details, complimented by a generous dose of glass brick is outstanding. Situated on a corner lot in the prestigious Moreno Highlands of Silver Lake, the house is reminiscent of the c.1937 William Kesling-designed Ulm House in Los Feliz. The three-bedroom, three-bath house in 2513 sq.ft. most recently (March 2013) sold for $1,356,000 and was described in the listing as “rare mix of spacious living areas, high ceilings, an open floor plan, and great outdoor space designed by Steven Hill. Streamline moderne influences throughout with curved cascading walls and glass brick. Huge master bedroom with en suite bath and private balcony. A deck off the living room leads to a beautiful pool with large flat yard space. Two additional bedrooms upstairs round out this stunning residence. Direct access to large 2-car garage with tons of storage”.
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The architecture found in the hillsides of Silver Lake and Griffith Park are dotted with the distinctive work of the late Stephen Hill. Known in the real estate community particularly, his work is revered for its clean, Modernist lines with a touch of the Streamline Moderne, highlighted by curving stucco walls and glass block. The interiors of a Steven Hill Home are reminiscent of Neutra: bright and airy, clean lines and open staircases. The owner of this lovely home has brightened it up with bold colors and beautiful custom built-ins.
Interior view of the main floor, showing the open staircase and bold color scheme.
One of many striking contemporary view homes designed and built by the prolific Steven R. Hill in the Silver Lake and Los Feliz areas in the 1980s and 90s.
1856 Maltman Avenue, Steven Hill, Architect 1988
The late Steven Hill was one of the most prolific architects working in Silver Lake and Los Feliz during the 1980s. This striking architectural features a detached guest house, multi-level loft-like interiors with high ceilings and wood-burning fireplaces in the master suite, living room and guest house.