8 East

Los Angeles, CA Mar Vista

  • Client : Anejo Development
  • Cost : $3M
  • Size : 11,094 SF, 8 Homes
  • Completion Date : 2014
  • Project Type(s) : Small Lot and Single Family Homes


  • Developed under the City of Los Angeles’ small lot ordinance and located at the corner of Washington Place and East Blvd. in Mar Vista, 8 East provides, in a small footprint, light filled spaces that are open and airy while still affording privacy for the residents.
  • Cantilevered 2-story stair elements project from the main building mass to provide rhythm in the common courtyard space and to bring indirect light into the living spaces.
  • The second floor includes one large living/dining/kitchen space with 11’ ceilings and 8’ patio doors. Residents can work in the ground floor office/bedroom and walk up 3 levels, past a limestone tile stairway, to enjoy the sunset from their private roof deck.