Carlyle (10776 Wilshire Boulevard)

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Carlyle (10776 Wilshire Boulevard)
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Exterior of The Carlyle
Building Information
Developer Elad Properties
Architect KMD Architects
Number of Units 78
Number of Floors 24
Year Built 2009
Construction Method Concrete
Type of Roof IRMA
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Los Angeles, CA
Distance to Public Transit Within one block
Region Los Angeles
Municipality Los Angeles
Zoning [Q]R5-3-O
Title of Land Condominium


Contents

Background

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Located at 10776 Wilshire Blvd, The Carlyle Residences sit in the heart of the prestigious area of Wilshire Corridor in Los Angeles. Completed in 2009 by Elad Properties, The Carlyle is a sought-after luxury building offering 78 high-end residences.


The developers, Elad Properties, are renowned for their work in developing the New York Plaza Hotel. They partnered with Fendi Casa, the luxury designer brand, to outfit the common areas of the building with their luxury designs. Fine details are offered in each of the residences at The Carlyle Residences, down to the crown molding, granite counter tops, and quality hardwood flooring.


Two and three bedroom homes are offered at the residences, and all have access to top of the line amenities, including a climate controlled immersion pool, fully equipped fitness center, outdoor gardens with lounge and fireplace, and valet parking service.


The Wilshire Corridor is where The Carlyle Residences reside, and is one of Los Angeles' busiest areas, with many high rise residential towers. The Fox and MGM studios are located here, as well as many historic hotels. The most famous part of Wilshire Boulevard is named the Miracle Mile, where Los Angeles' largest museums are found.


Wilshire Boulevard was named for Henry Gaylord Wilshire, who was an Ohio native who made and lost fortunes in real estate. Wilshire Boulevard runs 16 miles from Grand Avenue in Downtown LA, to Ocean Avenue in the City of Santa Monica. The Boulevard connects five of Los Angeles's major business districts. Many post 1956 skyscrapers are located along Wilshire Boulevard.[1]


Location

With its convenient location on the Wilshire Corridor, The Carlyle is nearby upscale Bel Air, West Hollywood, and the Beverly Center. It is also close to the Santa Monica beaches, renowned museums, and fabulous dining and shopping.


Outdoor attractions that are within walking distance from The Carlyle are Westwood Park, Mathias Botanical Garden, Spaulding Field, and Dickson Plaza. Mathias Botanical Garden is a small 7 acre botanical garden located on the south eastern corner of the University of California, and began as an academic laboratory shortly after the Westwood, Los Angeles campus opened in 1929. The garden now accommodates tropical and sub-tropical plants, including special collections of ferns, palms, eucalyptus and figs.


Nearby schools include UCLA, Emerson Middle School, and Fairburn Elementary School. There are nine transit stations within walking distance, and car and bike share programs are also nearby. [2]


Construction

The Century Wilshire Hotel was demolished to make way for The Carlyle Residences, where 78 residences are offered over 24 floors. The building is of postmodern style and stands at 88.45 meters in height. Construction took place starting in 2007, and was completed in 2009. Designed by Kaplin McLaughlin Diaz architects, the building's secondary architects were Harley Ellis Devereaux.


The concrete building has a crescent shape with an exterior façade of glass and exposed concrete.[3]


Layout and Features

The Carlyle offers 78 private residences with the highest luxury, top of the line finishes. The two and three bedroom residences range in size from 2,700 square feet to over 5,000 square feet, each with their own private elevator entrance. Only four residences are found on each of the 24 floors, and homes start at around $2.9 million dollars, while the penthouse units go up to $15 million in price. Floor plans range from two and three bedroom units with either three or four bathrooms.


Modern finishing were provided by the infamous luxury fashion brand, Fendi, for all of the common spaces at The Carlyle. The residences also feature private foyer entrances, over sized 11 foot ceilings, custom kitchens with Miele stainless steel appliances, bathrooms with jet soaking tubs, individual climate control, and ocean and city views. [4]


Floor Plans

There are four floor plans available for The Carlyle.


Amenities

Amenities at The Carlyle include:

  • 24 Hour Valet
  • One year membership to Regency Club
  • Fitness Center
  • Wine Cellar
  • Meeting Room
  • Salon
  • Media Room
  • Landscaped Gardens & Terraces
  • BBQ Area
  • Yoga lawn
  • Heated pool and spa
  • 24/7 Security
  • Concierge
  • Car Detailing

Bylaws

Carlyle (10776 Wilshire Boulevard) Bylaws
Rentals Yes
Pets Yes
Age No
Barbecues Yes


Pets and rentals are allowed at The Carlyle Residences.

There are no age restrictions placed on ownership.

Sustainability

Individually controlled heating and cooling systems in each of the residences offers sustainable living through conserving energy.

Double pane windows help to keep energy costs low, while the convenient location offers the residents the opportunity of car free travel.

The nearest transit station is less than one block away, and car and bike share programs are also located within walking distance.

Trivia

Candy Spelling at The Carlyle
  • Carole Spelling, better known as Candy Spelling, has experienced publicity with her ties to The Carlyle Residences. The famed author and columnist had purchased a penthouse unit at The Century building in 2010 for $35 million. Her temporary home is a rental in The Carlyle while her suite undergoes extensive renovations. Spelling sold her family estate in 2011, and has been living in a 5,600 square foot unit at the Carlyle - tiny in comparison to her 56,500 square foot Manor - and is paying $28,000 a month.


  • TMZ reported on a lawsuit that was filed against the landlord of the rental unit by Candy, alleging many claims. The suit says claims that Spelling "has a deal with the Carlyle unit owner to extend her tenancy at her option," but the owner is now trying to sell "and in the process he's breaking the deal by trying to force her out."


  • Spelling also claimed that The Carlyle tried cheating her by double billing for utilities. She says they've also let unauthorized people use her private elevator.


  • The eviction lawsuit was dismissed by the judge, who said "Mrs. Spelling had properly extended the lease term at the condominiums and was legally remaining in the premises." Her lawyers intend to go after the landlord to pay Spelling's legal bills.[5]


References

  1. The Carlyle LA
  2. Walk Score
  3. Emporis
  4. LA Lofts
  5. LA Curbed


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