The Merrick Building
4845 - 4859 Fountain Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029

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The Merrick Creative Suites
1301 North Catalina Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90029


Building Highlights:

  • Built in 1930
  • Free standing building
  • Located in an Enterprise Zone
  • Beautiful Art Deco architecture by notable Los Angeles Architect, C.J. Smale
  • Modern architectural upgrades including concrete floors, exposed timber ceiling and exposed brick walls
  • Enhanced raw shell condition


  • Preservation of distinctive Art Deco details including architectural motifs, storefront systems, lighting fixtures, and hardware
  • Unique 2,600 sq.ft. outdoor courtyard located between street and storefonts
  • Central A/C
  • High exposure location along a major city corridor

Ground Level:

  • Approximately 2,750 sq. ft endcap restaurant space
  • Unique opportunity for outdoor dining on large deeded front outdoor space (Building is set back 16 ft. from property line)
  • Ownership has submitted application on an expedited basis for a CUP for Restaurant use to allow a full-line 47 liquor license and off-sale beer & wine sales for a market component
  • Rare opportunity for an operator to jump in the driver seat with ownership’s permit expediter and modify plans to suit their needs and hop into CUP hearing before end of the year
  • 17ft high ceilings and unique architectural features 
  • Building currently in process of complete historically minded renovation.

Second Level:

  • 4 suites of various sizes with unique architectural details
  • Approx. 3,100 sq.ft. of creative space
  • Private entrance from Catalina Ave.
  • Beautifully restored Art Deco lobby
  • Open floor plans
  • Exposed brick walls
  • Polished concrete floors
  • Common kitchenette
  • Art Deco fixtures and hardware
  • New bathrooms, HVAC & building systems

Surrounding Neighborhoods Map:

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