By Pauline O’Connor
Developed by Joseph Eichler between 1962-1964, Granada Hills’ historic Balboa Highlands tract contains approximately 100 homes, one of which is now available for the first time in over 20 years. Designed by architect Claude Oakland, the “thoughtfully renovated and restored” post-and-beam measures 2,077 square feet and features four bedrooms, two updated baths, and an updated kitchen, along with an original block fireplace, clerestory windows, an atrium, vaulted beamed ceilings, walls of glass, and open floor plan. Asking price is $798,000, and an open house is scheduled for Sunday, March 27 between 2 and 5 p.m.
In other Balboa Highlands-related news, LA’s Office of Historic Resources is currently seeking applicants for the five-member board that will be appointed to oversee the neighborhood HPOZ. Per the OHR’s website, “Candidates should have experience in construction, real estate, architecture, and/or historic preservation. Residents of the district and property owners with an interest and/or background in preservation are encouraged to apply.”
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