Los Angeles Times Home & Garden
His Silver Lake casbah
Who lives in that Moroccan-flavored fantasy? It’s not who you’d think.
By Audrey Davidow
Special to The Times
February 21, 2008
EVEN in Silver Lake, where the prevailing architectural style is Anything Goes, the Priuses are slowing down to check out that house on Elevado Street. After 10 months of renovations, what had been a dreary Spanish-style four-plex is now a one-man Moroccan fantasy fronted by hand-forged ironwork, glowing mosaic fountains and a turret-like entrance topped with a mural of trumpeting elephants.