Inside Billy Wilder's Wilshire Boulevard co-op

wilder-apt-curbed.jpg
Billy and Audrey Wilder lived for decades in the Wilshire Terrace co-op building in the Platinum Mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard between Westwood and Beverly Hills. The apartment is on the market for $1.049 million, with monthly homeowner dues of $2,812, says Curbed LA. "For mid-century glamour, this condo is about the tops...not only is it in the fabulous Wilshire Terrace building (built in 1958 and designed by Victor Gruen and Associates), but it also belonged to former actress Audrey Wilder and director Billy Wilder, who made some of the greatest LA movies of all time ("Sunset Boulevard," "Double Indemnity") and some of the greatest romantic comedies ("Some Like It Hot," "The Apartment," "Sabrina.")" The building at Wilshire and Beverly Glen still has a switchboard, a hair salon, and was designed with elevators and floor plans to separate the residents from their lowly help.

Want to buy it? You'll need cash and approval of the board. More pics at Curbed.


More by Kevin Roderick:
Mayoral race roundup: a long weekend
Sacramento likely to lose its NBA team
Mahony and top advisor 'plotted to conceal child molestation by priests'
Hanging no deterrent for LAT reporter in Iran
Golden Mikes for NBC 4, KPCC, Steve Edwards
Recent Place stories on LA Observed:
Holiday window: Beach day
Inside Billy Wilder's Wilshire Boulevard co-op
Film culture’s obsession with the LA architecture of John Lautner
Kimmel calls on America to pray for freezing LA (video)
Half of 10 most popular Instagram locales are here

New at LA Observed
Follow us on Twitter

On the Media Page
Go to Media
On the Politics Page
Go to Politics

LA Biz Observed
Arts and culture

Sign up for daily email from LA Observed

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner


Advertisement
LA Observed on Twitter and Facebook