Take Sunset logo

Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

2137 Redrock Court In Silver Lake

This beautifully remodeled Silver Lake home is back on the market. Located on a private cul-de-sac in the Ivanhoe Elementary School District, this residence has panoramic views from the hills to the Pacific Ocean.

George Nelson LEGO Bench

Chris and Dolores Salomone of Humble Ablog made a version of the George Nelson Platform Bench by Herman Miller out of LEGOs and PVC glue. Behold…

5786 Valley Oak Drive In Los Feliz

This new listing in Los Feliz features the designs of two of Los Angeles’ most renown mid-century architects: Gregory Ain and Pierre Koenig.

Ready For a Modernist Cat?

It’s been almost a year since my kitty Lucy past away, and I’ve been vaguely toying around with the thought of adopting another cat. If I ever do adopt a cat, perhaps we’d get a Dot Den from Modernist Cat. The inside is the perfect hiding spot…

2366 Landa St In Echo Park

2366 Landa St Los Angeles, CA 90026 2 BR, 2BA $699,000 The listing agent describes this property as “truly a WOW home designed to fit seamlessly in its natural surroundings.” And that’s no lie: perched up on a hill, it takes 87 steps to get up to the front door – so yes, you truly … Continued

Gift Of Heath

Holiday shopping can be so chaotic and last minute-y, unless you’re one of those brilliant people who collects gifts for people all year long. (That always seems genius around this time, doesn’t it?) To make gift buying a little more pleasant, check out some of these beautiful items from Heath Ceramics, and take advantage of Heath’s holiday sales. They have free shipping on online orders over $150 through Cyber Monday, and their Annual Sale of 20% off store-wide runs through November 28th.

2223 Micheltorena Street in Silver Lake

3BR/3BA
$1,695,000

Striking Silver Lake modern circa 1978 in the coveted Moreno Highlands. Originally built by architect Peter Wurzburger for his family, this private tri-level 3BR/3BA features an exciting floor plan with high ceilings, loft-like spaces, and walls of windows & glass to capture the stunning sunset and Hollywood Sign views.

Mohawk General Store

I’ve been eyeing Mohawk General Store since it recently moved to Sunset Junction. Mohawk, the clothing and accessories store, joined forces with Amsterdam Modern, the by-appointment-only Van Nuys warehouse filled with mid-century furniture and 20th-century Dutch designs. And now they’re in one convenient location where you can get everything from cute new shoes, like these Rachel Comey booties…

1174 Romney Drive In Pasadena

The Schneider Residence, built in 1965 by Leron Austin Hester, AIA, is located in the Southwest San Rafael Hills and is perfectly sited to take full advantage of its multi-level, stepped lot. According to the listing, the home is a “counterpoint to the ubiquitous stucco box… where rustic-modern materials meet Asian-influenced post and beam construction. At once warm, livable, and ultimately satisfying.”