'Grey's Anatomy' creator sells Hancock Park 5BD for $3.4M

Medium 247f60a85c7986e29859a0e5b781a9f5 Shonda L. Rhimes sold a five-bedroom, 5.5-bath home at 179 S. Hudson Ave. in Greater Mid-Wilshire/Hancock Park to Challen Cates for $3.4 million on Dec. 8.

Rhimes paid $3.885 million for the property in Dec. 2005. The 4,940-square-foot house was built in 1926.

Ms. Rhimes is a screenwriter, director and producer best known for her work in the television series Grey's Anatomy. She is currently working on another medical drama series, Off the Map.

Ms. Cates is an independent film producer and actress. She is widely popular for her role as Mrs. Knight on the Nickelodeon television series Big Time Rush.

According to BlockShopper.com, there have been 421 home sales in Greater Mid-Wilshire/Hancock Park during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $590,000.

Address: 179 South Hudson Avenue
Buyer(s): Challen Cates (Living Trust) and Challen Cates (Trustee)
Seller(s): Margo Avery (Trust) and Steven Campeas (Trustee)
Sale date: Dec. 8, 2010