257 S Spring St Los Angeles is home to the Douglas Building Lofts, located in downtown Los Angeles on the intersection of S Spring St and W 3rd St.
How it all started: Lumber business man T.D. Stimson, later turned real estate magnet, is credited for boosting commercial development around the 1890s in Los Angeles and the Douglas Building is, in a way, his gift to downtown Los Angeles. Originally designed by James and Merritt Reid of San Francisco in 1898, the Douglas Building Lofts Los Angeles started as an office building when it was first realized by T.D. Stimson. Once considered one of the greatest office buildings in Los Angeles, 257 S Spring St Los Angeles Ca 90012 swayed some of the highest rentals in the area.
After 257 S Spring Street Los Angeles was completed, it was dedicated as a memorial for Stimson following his untimely death. During his funeral service, Reverend Bert Estes Howards spook the following: “In Days to come, when one shall inquire for the monuments of Thomas Douglas Stimson, men may point to our bus streets and to our city filled with the hum of traffic and industry and say, ‘this is his monument’.”
Did You Know: At one point, Douglas Building Lofts housed the chief ticket office of the S.P.R (Southern Pacific Railroad)? Meaning that during its height, the building saw many of faces who walked through its hallways to purchase tickets for their travels.
Available Lofts At 257 S Spring St Los Angeles
253 S Spring Douglas Building Amenities
The following are some amenities offered to residents of the Douglas Building Lofts:
- Garage Parking
- Great Views
- Gated Park for Pets
- 24 Hour Security
- Exposed Interior Brick Walls in Units
- Curved Windows in Corner United
- Washer and Dryer Hookups
- Heigh Ceilings
- Building Info:
- Year Built: 1899 Rev 2005
- Floors: 5
- Units: 50
- Building Type: Mid-Rise
- Ownership: Condo
- Neighborhood: Downtown
Units Available for Rent
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Real Estate Data: Douglas Building Los Angeles
2015 – 3 Sold
Average Bed : 1 Average Bath : 1.00 Average SQ : 766 Average Days on Market : 100 Average Sales Price : $535,000
2016 – 6 sold
Average Bed : 1 Average Bath : 1.50 Average SQ : 1,057 Average Days on Market : 91 Average Sales Price : $811,750
2017 – 3 sold
Average Bed : 1 Average Bath : 1.50 Average SQ : 950 Average Days on Market : 30 Average Sales Price : $668,666
2018 – 2 sold
Average Bed : 1 Average Bath : 1.50 Average SQ : 905 Average Days on Market : 32 Average Sales Price : $652,500
2019 – 2 sold
Average Bed : 1 Average Bath : 1.00 Average SQ : 780 Average Days on Market : 86 Average Sales Price : $545,000
2020 – 2 sold
Average Bed : 2 Average Bath : 1.50 Average SQ : 1,028 Average Days on Market : 63 Average Sales Price : $877,500
Ready to Live At 257 S Spring St Los Angeles?
Loft Details: Located in the Historic Core of DTLA, Douglas Building Lofts house a remarkable 50 New York style lofts that vary in a wide-range of size and floor plans for potential residents to choose from. As you view units at the Douglas Lofts you’ll discover that the second through fourth floors house both one and two bedrooms lofts. These units range from 735 to 1275 sqft. Penthouses on the fifth floor feature slightly larger floor plans that range from 735 to 1450. Seven (out of eleven) penthouses also feature a spiral staircase that lead to a study – for those lucky enough to snag one of these units.
Nearby: Living in the Douglas Building Lofts will grant you access to the famed Grand Central Market, Blue Bottle Coffee, Walt Disney Hall, the MOCA, the Broad and proximity to Pershing Square. Also nearby you can find the Pan American Lofts and Bradbury Building.
An architectural gem that stands out in the midst of lofts in downtown Los Angeles, the Douglas Building Lofts may be the perfect place to call home for you. If you are looking to buy loft downtown Los Angeles and are interested in viewing the Douglas Building or others, contact DTLA real estate agent, Craig Thomas, by using the contact form below. Need to move ASAP? Call or text Craig at 817.584.7846 to get started sooner than later.