Shire Art House, Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument #972
Built: 1938 Declared: 01/27/2010
Constructed in 1938 and adorned with artwork, this two-story residence is located in Echo Park and is constructed in the Minimal Traditional style. Noted artist and sculptor Peter Shire and his wife purchased the subject property and resided there until 1988. Shire decorated his home with several prominent art pieces, including an elaborate porch-like aluminum framework and fiberglass roof sculpture.