Livable Communities That We Love

Posted on Oct 31, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events
Livable Communities That We Love

There are many ways to define what makes communities most livable. Some care that it is easy to get around on foot, bike or public transportation. Many prioritize access to fresh, local and organic food whether from a community garden or nearby farmers market. While others prefer amenities, diversity of neighbors, or affordability. Here are […]

Celebrate Fall holidays with a CGI Community

Posted on Oct 31, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events
Celebrate Fall holidays with a CGI Community

It’s time to celebrate Fall and we have lots to offer, from Halloween parties to Thanksgiving mixers. Join us for one of the events below and subscribe to the properties for future event invites. Where: Villa Carlotta at 5959 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028 What: Pre-Thanksgiving Cocktail Reception When: November 1 from 7-9PM With […]

Historic Recipients of CPF Design Award

Posted on Oct 3, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events

Historic Recipients of California Preservation Foundation Design Award The California Preservation Foundation (CPF) provides statewide leadership, advocacy and education to ensure the protection of California’s diverse cultural heritage and historic places. From documenting the storied sites of Route 66, to mapping LGBTQ heritage, CPF is the leading statewide advocacy organization fighting to protect California’s diverse […]

The Inside Scoop

Posted on Oct 3, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events
The Inside Scoop

The Inside Scoop with Villa Carlotta’s Interior Designer Christos Prevezanos What was it like working with such an iconic landmark and making the interiors both relevant and authentic to modern-day residents?   Villa Carlotta has such a strong personality with its varied room types, it’s Spanish Revival details and colorful/ folkish stenciling. These things informed […]

Villa Carlotta Receives 2018 Design Preservation Award

Posted on Aug 17, 2018 in News & Events
Villa Carlotta Receives 2018 Design Preservation Award

Villa Carlotta is CGI’s Hollywood haunt. Once a creative hideaway for Hollywood greats, the current VC is a tastefully uplifted den for musicians, artists, writers and other Hollywood types. Lavish lobbies and courtyards of yesteryear are now gathering places for collaboration and artistic creation. CGI’s design team took great care to preserve the original charm of […]

Villa Carlotta The Grand Opening

Posted on Jul 3, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events
Villa Carlotta The Grand Opening

As the Sun set over Sunset, friends gathered to celebrate the unveiling of our lavishly restored historical project, Villa Carlotta. The property has been immaculately re-designed keeping the sacred touches of old as interior design cornerstones while modernizing the overall look and feel. The community is head-over-heels for this opening and media is abuzz. Forbes even wrote a fabulous article of admiration. […]

Villa Carlotta – The Virtual Tour

Posted on Jun 1, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events
Villa Carlotta – The Virtual Tour

Restoration is complete on our most exciting Hollywood project of 2018. When you cross through the (iron gate?) you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time but with every modern convenience available at your fingertips. In it’s heyday, Villa Carlotta was a magnet for sucessful creative artists, who gained inspiration from the space, neighborhood and […]

CGI in The Community

Posted on Jun 1, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events
CGI in The Community

  Students at Cheremoya Avenue Elementary School, Villa Carlotta’s neighbor, were thrilled when we invited them to participate in a Hollywood creative art project. We spent some time with the students and shared some Los Angeles history, especially that of our famed project Villa Carlotta. The children created authentic works of art depicting Old L.A. […]

Villa Carlotta LA’s Secret Garden for Creative Artists

Posted on May 1, 2018 in HomePage, News & Events
Villa Carlotta LA’s Secret Garden for Creative Artists

Restoration of Villa Carlotta is complete and will be opening it doors in this month with a soft opening. And, the word is already getting out. Check out this Hollywood Reporter article! Inspired by its history as a home and haunt for the artistically adventurous, Villa Carlotta is a Hollywood residential hideaway for free spirits […]