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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

2508 Mayberry Street in Silver Lake

5BR/3BA
$1,895,000

New to the market, Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument 917. Built in 1927 and lovingly restored by the current owners, this 5-bedroom, 3-bath home boasts hand-painted murals, elaborate crown moldings, Juliet balconies, and Art Deco chandeliers draping from coved ceilings. Impeccable craftsmanship and supreme elegance of Italian-style decor reign over this Mills Act-protected home. Free-flowing interior … Continued

758 Flintridge Avenue in La Canada Flintridge

4BR/3BA
$3,228,000

I recently had the pleasure of checking out the Frank Thomas Residence, designed by Ted Criley Jr., A.I.A. The stunning 4-bedroom, 3-bath residence is on the market for the first time since it was built in 1949. The home’s original owner, Frank Thomas, was one of Walt Disney’s “Nine Old Men” animators. Before the home was … Continued

Rudolf Schindler’s How House in Silver Lake

4BR/3BA
$2,500,000

The How House, designed by Rudolf Schindler in 1925, is arguably one of the architect’s most significant and influential works. We first posted about the residence back in July 2009, when it was back on the market with a substantial price drop to $1.495 from its starting point of $4.995 in September of 2008. It came back … Continued

1444 Poppy Peak Drive in Pasadena

4BR/3BA
$1,799,000

New to the market, the de Steiguer Residence, 1936, 1951, designed by Harwell Hamilton Harris, F.A.I.A and Leland Evison, A.I.A. This incredible home was moved to the Poppy Peak Historic District in 1951 by Leland Evison to avoid demolition during the construction of the 134 Freeway. Harris’s two-story, hillside design is an expression of modern … Continued

The Suffragist House in Highland Park

4BR/2BA
$886,000

New to the market, The Suffragist House in Highland Park. From the listing: The year was 1887 when two fierce women, Anna Howard Shaw and Cora Pond Pope, became leaders in the National Suffragist Movement. They made their way from the chill of Boston to the golden hills of Southern California, choosing this robust American Colonial … Continued

325 Monterey Road in South Pasadena

The Fleet House in South Pasadena, built in 1947. This home has an interesting, nearly forgotten, history. It is an early example of a manufactured home, constructed in a warehouse using recycled airplane materials.

Thomson Residence by Buff, Straub and Hensman in Pasadena

4BR/3BA
$1,495,000

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.

12327 Rochedale Lane in Brentwood

3BR/2BA
$1,595,000

The Kalmick House, built in 1950 by A. Quincy Jones, is one of the best remaining examples of the Mutual Housing Association’s postwar tract.