Stilt House From ’90s Flick ‘Heat’ Warms Up the L.A. Market for $1.6M

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A midcentury contemporary dwelling on a Los Angeles hillside just came on the market place for $1,599,000. Recognized as the Stilt Residence, it previously had a star transform on the silver monitor.

It appeared in the 1995 motion film “Heat,” directed by Michael Mann and starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.

Constructed in 1962, the exclusive dwelling is mainly supported by a sinewy program of stilts and juts above a hillside.

The Stilt House


The dwelling offers unsurpassed vistas, such as the Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood indicator.

Heat house views
Stilt House sights

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The residence ‘stands alone’

The house “stands by itself on the best of Town Terrace in 1 of the most storied neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Boyle Heights,” claims agent Joshua F. Smith, who is listing the assets with Sally Forster Jones, both equally of Compass. “With a one of a kind see southeast of downtown, it’s 1 of only a handful of properties of this form that have unobstructed views of the overall city—all the way to the beach—with downtown L.A. as the centerpiece.”

Hilltop vista

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60-foot deck

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Midcentury present day design

The dwelling attributes 2,016 sq. toes of residing place. The entry, living and eating places, and the kitchen movement seamlessly jointly in the open up floor system.

Open floor program


Kitchen area with hand-fired tiles and a wine fridge

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There are 3 loos and a few bedrooms—one of them a primary suite with a newly reworked tub, such as a soaking tub, dual-sink vanity, and glass-enclosed shower.

Bed room

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Main bath

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An enclosed 200-square-foot carport serves as a studio, with a charming placing green just exterior the door. The room could also be employed for an in-legislation unit.



The recent owners have been at ease in this stilt-supported place for practically 20 yrs, getting procured the place in 2003 for $289,500.

The gravity-defying marvel once served as a situation analyze for the engineering plan at California State College, Los Angeles.

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