Astounding canyon and Hollywood sign views direct the remodel of this upper Laurel Canyon residence. "La Fortaleza" is unique among the properties in this historic neighborhood. A contemporary remodel, inspired by the original personality of the home-a tri-level principal residence, with impressive views, plenty of wall space for your growing art collection, three balconies, plus external engagement areas allowing creativity to flourish. Featuring tiered, drought-tolerant landscaping and a two-car garage with elevator, leading to a second story studio|gym, spacious exterior deck, and the residence. Enter a radiant living quarters-full of natural light, with a formal living room conceived around indoor-outdoor, with a baked clay tiled fireplace and French doors leading to the patio, perfect for al fresco entertaining. The modernist kitchen, rife with custom cabinets and Thermador appliances, sits adjacent to a windowed rotunda dining room. A bamboo-shaded outdoor patio approximates the family room-ideal for a home theater or game nights. Sleeping areas are accessed via elevator or the skylit stairway. The home includes five bedrooms, with three ensuites, laundry room, and storage spaces. The top floor features the primary suite with fireplace, balcony, wet bar, ensuite with floor to ceiling windows, double vanity, separate shower and soaking tub, water closet, walk-in closet and massive views. An additional bedroom with a north-facing balcony is across the hall from the primary suite, an ideal locale to conduct yoga sessions, meetings, or Zoom calls. An extra parking space is at rear or property, adjacent to additional lot, included as part of the property. Accessible via Sunset Plaza and conveniently located near Sunset Strip, Hollywood Hills West, Beverly Hills. Close to restaurants and shops.