5787 Valley Oak Drive In Hollywood Hills

5787 Valley Oak Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068
3 BR, 2 BA

Built in 1951, this classic California ranch house most closely resembles architect Cliff May’s designs. It is located in the gated section of lower Valley Oak Drive in the Hollywood Hills.

The 1,508 square foot residence features an open-beamed living room/dining room with a wide-hearth brick fireplace.

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Thomson Residence by Buff, Straub and Hensman in Pasadena

1695 Poppy Peak Drive
Pasadena, CA 91105
4 BR, 3 BA

The Thomson Residence, built in 1957 by Buff, Straub and Hensman, is a stunning example of the architects’ early post-and-beam work. The 4-bedroom, 3-bath home won the 2012 Preservation Award from the City of Pasadena for its museum-quality restoration during 2011-2012. Virtually every surface was restored or re-built to exacting detail.

Located in the Poppy Peak Historic District in the San Rafael Hills of Pasadena and sited on a 7,882 square foot lot, this stunning home features mountain and city views.

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15928 Skytop Road In Encino

15928 Skytop Road
Encino, CA 91436

4 BR, 4 BA

Built in 1960, this untouched mid-century modern is situated on a private and secluded cul-de-sac in prime Royal Oaks. The 3,531 square foot home is set up off the street behind a large motor court.

The entry hall features walls of floor to ceiling glass and the interior courtyard offers views of the pool and the wooded hillsides beyond.

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Richard Neutra’s Dailey House in Palos Verdes Estates

953 Granvia Altamira
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274

3 BR, 3 BA

Richard Neutra’s Dailey House in Palos Verdes Estates was originally built in 1961 and was carefully remodeled for over two years, completed in 2011. The project was overseen by renowned architect and Neutra collaborator John Blanton.

The 2,828 square foot residence features signature Neutra details, including clean lines, walls of glass, wood vaulted ceilings and double-sided fireplace.

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Richard Neutra’s Hailey Residence In Hollywood Hills

3319 Tareco Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068

1 BR, 2 BA

The Hailey Residence, built by Richard Neutra in 1959 is a perfect example of the architect’s skill at creating comfortable, functional homes within a compact form.

Utilizing creative architectural solutions, Neutra opened the private and public spaces. Listed on record as a 2 bedroom and 2 bath, the home has a soft mobile wall that when open, allows for a generous den off the living-dining area.

Expansion is further enhanced with an oversize glass wall that opens to the outdoor deck with views to the Hills beyond Cahuenga Pass.

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2650 Carman Crest Drive In Outpost Estates

2650 Carman Crest Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068

3 BR, 4 BA

Located in upper Outpost Estates, this mid-century modern was built in 1949 by Jack E. Cofer. The home has been well cared for over the years and is in remarkable original condition. Many of the pieces of furniture are originals by the likes of Eames and Herman Miller (all are for sale).

The 2,368 square foot residence features a spacious and open living and dining room with a fireplace and floor to ceiling walls of glass.

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John Lautner’s Foster Carling House In Hollywood Hills

7144 Hockey Trail
Los Angeles, CA 90068

2 BR, 2BA

The Foster Carling House, built by John Lautner (1947-1950), is one of the architect’s earliest and most significant works and is also the residence that united Lautner with builder John de la Vaux, a partnership that lasted for 7 more projects, including the Chemosphere. It includes many innovative and exciting design elements that Lautner would continue to explore throughout his career, including a pool that flows from the exterior into the living room, separated by a retracting wall of glass. There are controls that move both the glass wall and an entire living room section and built-in sofa, allowing it to swing out into the yard and face the downtown skyline.

The 1,999 square foot home features external steel cantilever beams that support the roof of the hexagonal main living area, creating a completely open space, free of any internal columns.

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2840 Angus Street In Silver Lake

2840 Angus Street
Los Angeles, CA 90039

2 BR, 1 BA

New to the market, this mid-century modern in Silver Lake was design in 1957 by USC architecture student Edward C. Malone. According to the listing, the home’s post and beam style was influenced by Malone’s studies at USC School of Architecture, a recognized pioneer in this style.

Malone included open beamed ceilings, clerestory windows, Douglas Fir paneling and floor to ceiling windows.

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4028 Rand Court In Sherman Oaks

4028 Rand Court
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

2 BR, 1 BA

Built in 1953 and recently renovated, this new listing in Sherman Oaks offers plenty of peace and privacy. Located on a quiet cul de sac, the 1,544 square foot home includes two light-filled bedrooms, one spa-quality bath, and a separate office.

There are stunning walls of glass, wide-plank oak floors throughout, and a beautiful view deck to enjoy the home’s expansive southeast views.

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John Lautner’s Bergren House In Hollywood Hills

7316 Caverna Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068

2 BR, 2 BA

The Bergren House, built by John Lautner in 1951, is a stunning example of mid-century architecture. It is sited on a hillside off Mulholland Drive, perfectly capturing the city and mountain views.

The 1,582 square foot, 2-bedroom, 2-bath home has recently been updated, but maintains Lautner’s original mid-century design.

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