White Magnolia

Encino, California

This 50-unit apartment development at the prominent corner of White Oak and Magnolia in Encino, is 3 stories over 1 level of on-grade parking. A second floor open space, overlooking White Oak, includes: a spa, an outdoor kitchen and dining area under a trellis, an intimate firepit niche, and a major water feature that can be viewed from all corners of the patio. The planting palette of Olives, Lavender, Roses and grasses reinforces the Mediterranean theme of the architecture. A large existing Chinese Elm has been preserved along the rear setback of the project on Yarmouth. The project opened in August 2015.

Developer: Held Properties

Architect: GMPA Architects