A Premier Creative Space with Ocean Breezes in MDR

A Premier Creative Space with Ocean Breezes in MDR

When it comes to nurturing the creative spirit, there is simply nothing that compares to the wide-open space of a loft flooded with natural light. Couple that with constant ocean breezes flowing in through walls of sliding glass and you are in loft heaven! Located in the heart of MDR’s Arts District, the Element is one of LA’s most coveted loft complexes, and for good reason. Designed by Cunningham Group architects, this pre-cast concrete and steel building was featured in the NY Times and LA Architect for its unique combination of form and function.

Element Lofts

ELEMENT LOFTS

The uniquely industrial vibe begins at the street. With an exterior that combines sleek lines of concrete, galvanized steel and bold colors, the Element heralds a sense of strength and grace unlike any other condo building in Los Angeles.

 As you enter the building, there is a bit of a Brutalist architectural aesthetic going on. But when complemented by other zen-like design elements, everything from the balance of the wood and concrete pavers, to the artistic landscaping, you simply

As you enter the building, there is a bit of a Brutalist architectural aesthetic going on. But when complemented by other zen-like design elements, everything from the balance of the wood and concrete pavers, to the artistic landscaping, you simply can’t deny the fluid grace embodied by the building and space all around you.

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 As you might expect based on the appearance of the exterior construction, each unit is accessed via a secure, heavy-duty steel door. And, of course, style is not to be overlooked here either. A vertical, frosted pane of glass assigns a modern elegan

As you might expect based on the appearance of the exterior construction, each unit is accessed via a secure, heavy-duty steel door. And, of course, style is not to be overlooked here either. A vertical, frosted pane of glass assigns a modern elegance to the entry. And the bulkhead light fixture, which is a perfect touch given the complex’s marina location, is a great example of the attention to detail found in the design throughout.

 Space and light. That’s what this home’s interior is all about. And thanks to the location of this west-facing end-unit, you’ll enjoy the beautiful glow of magic hour filling your home every day as the sun recedes over the horizon, just beyond your

Space and light. That’s what this home’s interior is all about. And thanks to the location of this west-facing end-unit, you’ll enjoy the beautiful glow of magic hour filling your home every day as the sun recedes over the horizon, just beyond your balcony.

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 One of the great things about this unit’s design is that the floor plan, which is not a boring rectangle, invites the creative mind to imagine any number of possible layouts. Here, the living area is situated in a corner opposite the kitchen and adj

One of the great things about this unit’s design is that the floor plan, which is not a boring rectangle, invites the creative mind to imagine any number of possible layouts. Here, the living area is situated in a corner opposite the kitchen and adjacent to the dining area.

 With floor-to-ceiling aluminum windows that cover four large sections of exterior walls, including sliding doors to the balcony, the unit features an abundance of natural light. In fact, this unit is one of the brightest in the building.

With floor-to-ceiling aluminum windows that cover four large sections of exterior walls, including sliding doors to the balcony, the unit features an abundance of natural light. In fact, this unit is one of the brightest in the building.

 The kitchen boasts all Viking appliances and a huge island, featuring with a granite top that matches the counters along the sink and cooking area. And because this island is on wheels, you can esily move it around to reconfigure your space as neede

The kitchen boasts all Viking appliances and a huge island, featuring with a granite top that matches the counters along the sink and cooking area. And because this island is on wheels, you can esily move it around to reconfigure your space as needed.

 Ever since the 70’s when developers began converting factories to spacious urban homes, the deep appeal of loft living has not subsided. In this case, though, it’s not a conversion. This is all by design. With polished concrete floors, and 10’ concr

Ever since the 70’s when developers began converting factories to spacious urban homes, the deep appeal of loft living has not subsided. In this case, though, it’s not a conversion. This is all by design. With polished concrete floors, and 10’ concrete ceilings with exposed services, the space has an unmistakable industrial character.

 Watch spectacular sunsets from the kitchen, dining room, balcony or your bed, while a gentle breeze flows in through the open doors. Does it get any better than that?

Watch spectacular sunsets from the kitchen, dining room, balcony or your bed, while a gentle breeze flows in through the open doors. Does it get any better than that?

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 Another nice feature of the amorphous floor plan is this little alcove, which could be used as an office, studio, closet, or guest room.

Another nice feature of the amorphous floor plan is this little alcove, which could be used as an office, studio, closet, or guest room.

 The unit features 1370 square feet of living space, with two full, beautiful bathrooms. The master bath is so big you could almost fit a guest bed in there.

The unit features 1370 square feet of living space, with two full, beautiful bathrooms. The master bath is so big you could almost fit a guest bed in there.

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 The long entry has a wall of windows along one side, and, along the other, a large coat/utility closet as well as a washer/dryer area.

The long entry has a wall of windows along one side, and, along the other, a large coat/utility closet as well as a washer/dryer area.

 The complex features include a fitness center, gated parking garage, a large bicycle storage room, and an outdoor courtyard with gas grills, fire pit and comfortable furniture for lounging with friends.

The complex features include a fitness center, gated parking garage, a large bicycle storage room, and an outdoor courtyard with gas grills, fire pit and comfortable furniture for lounging with friends.

 Top all of this off with a walk score of 92! Situated mid-block between Washington and Maxella and a block away from Lincoln, you are just minutes away from restaurants, Abbot Kinney, shopping, theaters, the marina and the beach!

Top all of this off with a walk score of 92! Situated mid-block between Washington and Maxella and a block away from Lincoln, you are just minutes away from restaurants, Abbot Kinney, shopping, theaters, the marina and the beach!

If you would like to see this or any other property, call me to make an appointment. David Kubiczky, PLG Estates – 323.497.7555

Listing Courtesy Of: David Kubiczky, PLG Estates.

Note: Information above reflects market status as of the date this post was originally published. Feel free to call for current market status.

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