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5121 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027


  • Sold
  • Closed
  • Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Full Baths
  • 2 Partial Baths
  • 5,600 Sq. Ft.
  • 4 Car Garage
  • Updated 6 days ago
5121 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027View this property at 5121 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
5121 Franklin AveLos AngelesCA90027

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The Landmark Sowden Residence is recognized as one of Lloyd Wright's most important works. This home has extensive use of textile block which creates the iconic Mayan style fa~ade. The interior of the house, based around a central courtyard, was designed for entertaining. Completely renovated, the home now accommodates modern living while still preserving the architect's masterwork. Additional maids quarters detached office and garage add to the complete functionality of this stunning property. House has Mills Act tax exemption.

Full Property Detailsfor 5121 Franklin Ave


  • Sold For: $4,698,000
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: 16-121976
  • Added: 718 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 5121 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA
  • Sold at $4,698,000 on 4/16/18
  • Reduced to $4,698,000 on 1/18/17
  • Listed at $4,795,000 on 5/6/16


  • Number of Fireplaces: 2
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Stained Concrete



  • Total Bathrooms: 6
  • Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Partial Bathrooms: 2


  • Total Bedrooms: 4

Other Rooms

  • Laundry: Inside, Individual Room

Additional Information

  • Pool: Yes


  • Garage: Yes
  • Garage Spaces: 4


  • County: Los Angeles
  • Driving Directions: Franklin West of Normandy

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Air Conditioning, Central Air Conditioning, Multi-Zone Air Conditioning
  • Heating Type: Central Furnace, Zoned

Structural Information

  • Architectural Style: Architectural
  • Square Feet: 5,600
  • Year Built: 1927

Lot Features

  • Property View: City View
  • Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 14,156
  • Zoning: LARE9

Listed by Douglas Elliman, Troy Gregory - CA DRE: 01469060
Sold by Non-Participant Office, Subscriber Non - CA DRE: 13252

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Schoolsserving 5121 Franklin Ave

School District:Los Angeles Unified School District
School Name
Los Feliz Science-Tech-Engineer-Math-Medicine Magnet
1740 N New Hampshire Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
0.5 mi
Thomas Starr King Middle School Magnet- Film and Media
4201 Fountain Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
1.3 mi
John Marshall Senior High
3939 Tracy St, Los Angeles, CA 90027
1.4 mi
Disclaimer: School data provided by Pitney Bowes. School attendance boundaries are for reference only. Contact the school directly to verify enrollment eligibility.

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Listed by Douglas Elliman, Troy Gregory - CA DRE: 01469060
Sold by Non-Participant Office, Subscriber Non - CA DRE: 13252

5121 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (MLS# 16-121976) is a Single Family property that was sold at $4,698,000 on April 16, 2018. Want to learn more about 5121 Franklin Ave? Do you have questions about finding other Single Family real estate for sale in Los Feliz? You can browse all Los Feliz real estate or contact a Coldwell Banker agent to request more information.