Lulu Wang, Barry Jenkins Buy Elegant Eastside L.A. House

Back in May, Netflix VP Melissa Cobb hoisted her elegant Eastside L.A. home onto the market amid substantial publicity. The half-acre estate recently sold for $5.1 million — a sizable chunk off Cobb’s $5.85 million ask but still a very big number for the area — to fellow showbiz success stories Lulu Wang (“The Farewell”) and her partner, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight,” “If Beale Could Talk”). The couple’s new digs are the perfect size for their young “son” Chauncey Wang-Jenkins, an impossibly cute pooch who has already enjoyed many romps on the property and even threw a pool party for his BFFs (best furry friends), per his Instagram account.

Located on what is arguably the best street in the hipster-chic Silver Lake neighborhood, the 1939 house sits atop a high knoll that’s a glute-busting jog from the street-level garage far below. Beyond a locked gate, verdant rolling lawns,

Read More