104 North Avenue 56 is truly one of the most architecturally significant buildings in Highland Park. Built in 1922 by Elmore R. Jeffery and completed in 1923, the 'Commercial/Italian Renaissance Revival' style building served as Lodge 382 of the Free and Accepted Masons for sixty years.
The building was owned as used by the Masons until 1983, when it was sold to investors. The investors made the City required seismic retrofitting and other renovations. The building was sold again in 2009 to a private party.
The architectural features include a brick exterior with second story arched balcony /arcade, decorative cornice and pediment surrounding the doorway.
The first floor currently includes a bakery, the City of Los Angeles First District Field Office, a vintage clothing store, and a popular restaurant. The second floor has two banquette rooms, Chandelier Room, (approx 3000 sq. ft ), Terrace Room (approx. 1800 square ft). The second floor also includes a 380 sq ft full service cafeteria kitchen The third floor consists of four office rental units.
The building was declared a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument in 1984 (HCM #282), and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
We have listed this exquisite historical and architectural landmark building for sale at $4,750,000. If you would like further information please contact Cheryl Johnson, Bob Taylor Properties. 323.257.1080