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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

2805 Woodstock Road in Hollywood Hills

4BR/3BA
$4,495,000

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

1665 Braeburn Road in Altadena

4BR/5BA
$2,875,000

This stately 1924 Tudor, situated on a coveted street in Altadena, unveils itself via the dramatic metal roof and a masterful juxtaposition of modern and traditional. The residence underwent a major transformation by lauded interior design firm House of Honey, resulting in a laid-back California vibe that respects the home’s character with ease. The living … Continued

1284 New York Drive in Altadena

5BR/4BA
$2,379,000

New to the market, this stunning Spanish Colonial Revival, originally designed by William H. Norwood in 1926. The 5-bedroom, 4-bath residence underwent a major transformation by GIBBS Architects and A 1000 X BETTER. The re-imagined living room features hardwood floors, wood-burning fireplace, and a drawing room with exposed beamed ceilings. Original windows bathe the home … Continued

901 Laguna Road in Pasadena

3BR/3BA
$1,399,000

Now on the market, the Puelicher House built in 1960 by noted architect Boyd Georgi. The 3-bedroom, 3-bath home reflects Georgi’s ingenuity and creativity, appearing to float over a canyon and the stream flowing below. There are floor to ceiling walls of glass and mitered windows throughout the home, showcasing the expansive views of natural … Continued

947 North Martel Avenue in West Hollywood

3BR/2BA
$1,750,000

Built in 1938 by famed modernist architect William Kesling for Academy Award winner Wallace Beery, this Art Deco masterpiece is one of the finest examples of streamline moderne in Los Angeles. Incorporating elements of aviation and nautical detailing, its striking horizontal lines and rounded edges create an architecture treasure. Meticulously restored, this 3-bedroom, 2-bath home features … Continued

1055 Alta Pine Drive in Altadena

3BR/2BA
$769,000

This newly listed Kemper Nomland, 1952, is a true time capsule! The father and son architectural team of Kemper Nomland designed the only Case Study home in Pasadena in 1947. Kemper Nomland Jr. then went on the design his own home and at least a dozen others in the surrounding neighborhoods in the early 50’s. … Continued

611 Allview Terrace in Laguna Beach

2BR/2BA
$4,298,000

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

Craig Ellwood’s Smith House in Brentwood

2BR/2BA
$1,699,000

Now on the market, Craig Ellwood’s Smith House, circa 1958, located in Brentwood’s Crestwood Hills neighborhood. This incredible architectural feat is as dramatic as it is iconic. In 1960, The Architectural Review wrote: “Periodically there comes to light a building that – whatever its other merits – seizes the attention by the way it exemplifies … Continued

3704 Shannon Road in Los Feliz

3BR/2BA
$1,625,000

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

21640 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu

3BR/3BA
$8,450,000

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