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Raphael Soriano’s Polito House in Hollywood Hills


New to the market, Raphael Soriano’s Polito House. Built in 1938, the restored 3-level Bauhaus cube is located on a street-to-street lot in lower Sunset Strip. The 1,496 square foot residence is a rare example of International, pre mid-century architecture in Los Angeles.

The Gogol House by Raphael Soriano


The Gogol House by Raphael Soriano was built in Los Feliz in 1939. It is a great example of Soriano’s early work. This is a rare opportunity to own an important residence by an iconic, mid-century modern architect!

Raphael Soriano’s Shulman House

The Shulman House 7875 Woodrow Wilson Dr Los Angeles, CA 90046 3 BR, 3 BA $2,495,000 Widely considered the greatest architectural photographer of our time, Julius Shulman spent the past 59 years living in this Raphael Soriano masterpiece until his death this past summer. This studio and residence tucked away in a secluded spot in … Continued

3425 West 27th Street in Jefferson Park


The historical Lukens House, one of Los Angeles’s premier international style homes, was masterfully designed in 1940 by minimalist southern California architect Raphael Soriano. Soriano designed the home for notable ceramicist Glen Lukens, one of the founders of the acclaimed Arts and Architecture magazine.

2013 Home Of The Year

It’s that time again for us to decide which was the best home of the year. 2013 was a great year for architectural listings in Los Angeles and it was hard to narrow the picks to these 9 homes.

MAK Architecture Tour 2010 Giveaway!

The giveaway is now closed. Congrats to comment #22 (Greg) for being the lucky winner! Thanks to everyone for entering and hope to see you on the your. Exciting news everyone! The organizers of the MAK Architecture Tour 2010 have agreed to give one lucky reader of this blog two free tickets for this amazing … Continued

MAK Architecture Tour 2010

Wow! The itinerary for the MAK Architecture tour this year has me very very excited (I actually scheduled our Honeymoon for September so I’d be around for this). This year’s tour is themed around renowned architectural photographer Julius Shulman as it will feature modern residences he shot over the course of his career. Homes to … Continued

ModCom Benefits Honoring Julius Shulman

Coming up this week are two events that will benefit the Los Angeles Conservancy’s Modern Committee and honor the late master photographer Julius Shulman. On May 12th at the American Cinematheque in Hollywood there will be a screening of the documentary Visual Acoustics, a film which is a testament to the evolution of modern architecture … Continued