The Wohlstetter House, 1945, by architect Josef Van der Kar and landscape by Garrett Eckbo. In 1955, a Los Angeles Herald-Examiner article called it “House in the Sky” but a generation later the unsparing verdure of bamboo claimed it a “House in the Forest.” The 4-bedroom, 3-bath residence is set down a gated driveway creating a … Continued
The Smoke-Lyster Residence, built by architect J. Herbert Brownell in 1974. A stunning example of organic modernism. Brownell’s expertise in siting, honesty of materials, and mastery of space is evident. Robust and efficient systems complement the original details. The pebble seeded concrete floors blur distinction between indoors and out. Imperial plaster and unadorned concrete block form an … Continued
The McFerrin House, by Robert Peters, A.I.A., 1962, is now on the market. This beautiful mid-century modern post-and-beam features stunning views of Glendale, San Gabriel Mountains, and even snow-capped Mt. Baldy. The 3-bedroom, 2-bath residence provides custom wood finishes, built-ins, exposed structural beams, gorgeous walls of glass, and sliding glass doors. The well-organized open floor plan … Continued
New to the market, the Brown House, circa 1968, by Buff & Hensman. This private architectural gem is situated on 40 feet of sandy La Costa Beach in Malibu. Views of the ocean immediately greet visitors through the double height foyer, accented by full height glass. The organic modern aesthetic softens the geometry of the … Continued
This private, gated residence in Los Feliz is perfect for the discerning buyer looking for a modern, organic, and peaceful respite from the city. The 3,600 square-foot residence invites the outdoors in, with Douglas fir interiors and verdant views from each room. The chef’s kitchen features marble backsplash and counters, white oak cabinetry, walk-in pantry, and large … Continued
The Crowell Residence, 1967, by architect Theodore Pletsch in collaboration with owner/decorator Jean Crowell. Eleven years after its completion, an article in the Los Angeles Times Home Magazine celebrated the timelessness of the property, attributing this quality to Crowell’s design sense acquired while living abroad. Three sets of massive glass doors open to the formal … Continued
Check out this Los Feliz stunner: The Victor M. Carter Residence, 1935, by architect Milton J. Black. This gorgeous 4-bedroom, 4-bath home is one of Black’s rare residential works. A porthole window in the front door invites you into the elegance of the first floor formal dining room and the step-down living room with fireplace … Continued
First time on the market since 1968, this stunning mid-century residence designed by the architectural partnership of Whitney Smith and Wayne Williams in 1959. Smith & Williams are known for their keen sense of site planning and refined integration of building to landscape. This one-of-a-kind property retains many original features, including original windows, doors, and … Continued
New to the market, the A. Quincy Jones House & Studio in Hollywood Hills.
Built in 1949 by architect Robert E. Bond, this newly listed mid-century is located in the Poppy Peak Historic District of Pasadena. Along with Bond, homes in this area were designed by notable architects including Richard Neutra; Harwell Hamilton Harris; and Buff, Straub and Hensman.