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MAK Architecture Tour 2013 Giveaway!

Update: Congrats to winner Kimberly D for posting this photo of Schindler’s Fitzpatrick-Leland House. Enjoy the tour! Exciting news everyone! The organizers of the MAK Architecture Tour 2013 have graciously agreed to give one lucky reader of this blog two free tickets for this amazing event on June 23rd. This year features a fantastic lineup … Continued

“The Jet Set”

I’m late to this party, but I’ve recently gotten hooked on Mad Men. I’m on Season 3, but I’m still hung up on something that happened in Season 2. In the episode The Jet Set, Don Draper goes to Los Angeles for work and winds up in Palm Springs with a group of wealthy strangers at the most amazing mid-century home. Ever since I saw the episode I’ve been dying to know what house it was…

5656 Tuxedo Terrace In The Hollywood Hills

5656 Tuxedo Terrace Los Angeles, CA 90068 2 BR, 2 BA $729,000 I like the looks of this 1959 post and beam mid-century in the Hollywood Hills. In addition to 1400 square feet and views of the Hollywood Sign and Bronson Canyon you get a fully updated home – it has a new roof, electrical … Continued

1852 Deloz Avenue in Los Feliz

2BR/2BA
$929,000

Majestically situated on a tiered lot in the coveted Franklin Hills neighborhood of Los Feliz, this Spanish Revival home has been restored from the ground up by Kenihan Development. Originally built in 1928, the largely white stucco facade is accented by colorful and patterned Spanish style tile, wrought iron and arched windows.

The Chemosphere House By John Lautner

The Chemosphere is a very fitting start to the “Best Of L.A.” series since for many people any conversation about the most interesting houses in L.A. must begin with the iconic Chemosphere house. Built in 1960 and designed by architect John Lautner, this eight-sided house in the Hollywood Hills was once named “the most modern … Continued