August 3, 2017

Our History with the “Chemosphere”

Giroux Glass, Inc. is privileged to work on many interesting and unique homes and landmarks in the Los Angeles area. But back in 1999, the team at Giroux got to work on one of the most unique residences that exists: the “Chemosphere.” Situated high in the Hollywood Hills, just off Mulholland Drive, the one-story home sits on a 45-degree hillside. Its octagonal shape atop a 29-foot-tall and 5-foot-wide column creates an image that is reminiscent of a giant flying saucer. Originally built in the late 1950s for Leonard Malin, a young aerospace engineer, the building was then and is still [...]