3043 Nichols Canyon Rd in the Hollywood Hills

3043 Nichols Canyon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90046
4 BD/ 3 BA

Located on quiet Nichols Canyon Road in the Hollywood Hills, this 1959 Edward Fickett, FAIA, home is a new to market, single-level quintessential mid-century post and beam.  Spanning over a serene and incredibly private 8,670 square foot flat lot, this residence also features a large swimming pool and spa.

A generous entryway, gives way to a lively open floor-plan offering expansive living and entertaining areas which open to lushly landscaped outdoor living spaces.

Post and beams span wide across the common areas, while walls of glass and sliding doors merge indoors and out. Read more…

18128 Chardon Circle in Encino

18128 Chardon Circle
Encino, CA 91316

5BR / 4BA / 3,422sf

I just listed a very exciting property in Encino! In the early 1960’s, one of the city’s original and most well-known contemporary modern furniture dealers discovered a home built by Donald Park, AIA. Today, nearly 50 years later, the residence of Mel Brown hits the market for the first time ever, creating an amazing opportunity for a fortunate buyer to continue the story of this special property.

Sited on nearly half an acre of flat land and mature gardens on a prime Lake Encino lot, this well loved 3,400 square foot classic mid-century modern home features 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, and family room, all with amazing indoor/outdoor views that open up to the spacious garden with oversized pool.

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2138 Micheltorena Street in Silver Lake

2138 Micheltorena Street
Los Angeles, CA 90039
3 BD/ 4 BA

Best seen from Silver Lake Boulevard, across the reservoir, the Reiner-Burchiill Residence, Silvertop, is to Los Angeles’ residential architecture as Eero Saarinen’s TWA Terminal is to New York City.  Commissioned by industrialist and engineer Kenneth Reiner as his home, Silvertop was John Lautner’s, F.A.I.A, first major use of monolithic concrete as a sculptural as well as an architectural component. It was completed in 1963, after nearly seven years of construction.

Perched out of view atop a hill the residence is accessed by a sweeping concrete driveway, amid mature trees and tailored landscaping.

The organic modern house features a huge, arching concrete roof over a wall of glass opening the interior to expansive views. Adjacent to the living room is a separate music room with access to the pool and gardens.

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4520 Dundee Drive in Los Feliz

4520 Dundee Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
3 BD/ 2.5 BA

Sited on one of the finest architectural streets in prime Los Feliz, this private and intact original Post and Beam masterpiece is Historical Cultural Monument 674.  Designed by Edward Fickett, Architect in 1966, “The Jacobson Residence” is the first contemporary structure to receive landmark status by the city of Los Angeles.

Walls of glass surround the airy living room, with vaulted ceiling, dark beams, wood burning fireplace and wrap around deck.

Adjacent to to the main living area is the bright open dining room with custom light fixtures and city views.  Read more…

9711 Oak Pass Road in Beverly Hills

9711 Oak Pass Road
Los Angeles, CA 90210
2 BD/ 1.75 BA

Sited high above Oak Pass road, commanding its own knoll and set within a grove of California oaks, this architectural residence is situated on a gated private road. This one story mid-century home has been recently renewed to its 1954 design by Bruce Bollander, A. I. A. and features stunning canyon vistas.

Floor to ceiling windows in the main living area capture the elegant landscaping and well kept hardwood oak flooring runs throughout this 1,947 square foot home.

A double sided wood burning fireplace is shared between the living room and the adjacent dining area.

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3986 Clayton Avenue in Los Feliz

3986 Clayton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
3 BD/ 2 BA

Built in 1963, this mid-century modern home with uncommon roof line is situated on a large 5,684 square foot lot, in the midst of impeccably landscaped grounds and amid lush mature trees in the desirable Franklin Hills neighborhood.  Masonry steps lead from the street to this two level home with a double tuck under garage.

Exposed beams highlight the 2,196  square foot space with tongue and groove wood planked vaulted ceilings and gleaming hardwood floors throughout. Abundant natural light is let in through custom floor to ceiling windows.

The open loft like living room, dining room and kitchen easily joins the outdoors through french doors leading to the flagstone patio and entertaining areas.

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1937 Cedar Lodge Terrace in Silver Lake

1937 Cedar Lodge Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90039

3BR / 3BA, 2,425sf
Listed for $1,495,000 and sold for $1,720,000

I am very excited to announce my newest listing: a stunning 1963 Silver Lake modernist compound.

All the highly desirable elements of modern living are here in this mid-century post & beam: open floor plan perfect for entertaining, an abundance of light from walls of windows, and giant sliding glass doors that open to a private pool to create the ultimate indoor/outdoor living experience.

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3584 Multiview Drive in the Hollywood Hills

3584 Multiview Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068
4 BD/ 3.5 BA

Located high above the city, nestled into the quiet winding streets of the Hollywood Hills is the stunningly remodeled Halvoresen Residence. Built in 1959 by Buff, Straub and Hensman, Architects, this post and beam mid-century modern has been restored and thoughtfully upgraded.  Situated amid green leafy trees, the structure incorporates a tuck under carport with a cantilevered roof. A dramatic open-air double height beamed entrance leads to two opaque glass entrance doors.

The north eastern wall is wrapped in floor to ceiling pictures windows revealing covetable views.   The living room showcases a suspended, rotating fireplace and terrazzo floors which extend throughout the home. Along the window wall there are three separate entrances to the more than 750 square feet of covered deck space.

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8042 Okean Terrace in the Hollywood Hills

8042 Okean Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90046
3 BD/ 3 BA

Built in 1959, this classic mid-century modern home has been throughly updated with high-end fixtures and appliances throughout. Located on a quiet non-through street in the Hollywood Hills, the neighborhood features sidewalks and underground utilities. A flat lush green yard is surrounded by meticulous landscaping in an undulating pattern contrasting with the linear architecture of the exterior of the home, setting this home apart from it’s neighbors.

Unique flagstone floors run throughout the open living room, dining room and kitchen. The living room steps down from the foyer and is punctuated with wood burning fireplace and stunning views to the backyard and pool area.

Professionally designed and updated by Joseph Lo of Living square, the kitchen as well as the bathrooms in this one-level home feature custom cabinets as well as Dornbracht fixtures.  Read more…

2173 Redcliff Street in Silver Lake

2173 Redcliff Street
Los Angeles, CA 90039
3 BD/ 3 BA

Built in 1954 by acclaimed architect, Al Martin, AIA, this 2,463 square foot home has not been on the market in over 50 years. Located in the winding streets north of the Silver Lake Reservoir on a sloped lushly verdant 9,000+ square foot site.

This generational home offers period details throughout. The family room is wrapped in windows and offers a beautiful wood slat ceiling and floor to ceiling sliding glass doors with views out to the Silver Lake Reservoir.

One of two wood burning fireplaces in this home, the family room is open to the dining room and kitchen. Steel beam construction with no load bearing walls affords the home grand open spaces.  Read more…