8529 Ridpath Drive: Artist Refuge in Laurel Canyon’s Kirkwood Bowl

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8529 Ridpath Drive is the perfect artists’ retreat in Laurel Canyon’s desirable Kirkwood Bowl. Echoing mid-century modern design, it was built in 1962, which was still early in the decade that marked Laurel Canyon as the epicenter of Rock ‘n Roll. By the late 1960s, Carole King, Brian Wilson, Jim Morrison, Dusty Springfield, Joni Mitchell, Frank Zappa, and bands the Eagles, the Mamas & the Papas, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, had all moved into the neighborhood.

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