Archive for the ‘Hollywood Hills’ Category

3763 Fredonia Drive In Hollywood Hills

3763 Fredonia Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068

1 BR/1 BA

Newly listed, the Mary and Lee Blair Residence and Studio, 1939, designed by Harwell Hamilton Harris. I originally wrote about this home when it was on the market in 2010. Since then, this exceptional residence underwent a meticulous multi-year restoration.

This exceptional artists’ residence and studio reflects a timeless brilliance in terms of positioning, use of materials, use of space, suitability to purpose, and fully resolved architectural integrity.

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6977 Sunnydell Trail in the Hollywood Hills

6977 Sunnydell Trail
Los Angeles, CA 90068
2 BD/ 1.75 BA

Nestled into the Hollywood Hills just north of Mulholland Drive, this oasis is a light, bright and airy retreat.  Located near the Runyon Canyon hiking trail, this 1940 gem features a main house and a sweet guest cottage on one lot.

Mature landscaped grounds surround the cabin like homes providing privacy and bursts of color.

The open floor plan encompasses the dining room, kitchen and living room all under beautiful vaulted ceilings with exposed beams. Read more…

3307 Bonnie Hill Drive in the Hollywood Hills

3307 Bonnie Hill Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90068

2BR/3BA, 2,274 square feet
$1,895,000 / $7,500/month lease

Open Tuesday April 7th 11-2pm.

I am very excited to announce my newest listing: The Parr-Schoenfeld Residence, c 1954. Designed by architect Lucille Raport, disciple of Richard Neutra, and revered for her Post-War feminism in a male-dominated field in the 1950s.

Featured on American Women in Architecture & Design Founders Day Tour, this private home embodies the spirit of Raport’s designs. Listed for the first time in over 20 years.

Reminiscent of Richard Neutra this is the home for a modernist buyer. Walls of glass, indoor/outdoor flow, pool, views, privacy and a convertible den showcase the hallmarks of 50s design.

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5505 Tuxedo Terrace in the Hollywood Hills

5505 Tuxedo Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90068

4BR/4BA, 3,151 square feet

I am very excited to present my newest listing! A masterpiece of contemporary Californian design, this exceptional Hollywood Hills retreat has the combination of features that have become so hard to find: pool, view, and privacy all on one level of a single-story modern home.

Set against an incredible city skyline with views stretching to the ocean, this dramatic 3,100sf home is at the end of a cul-de-sac in The Oaks, gated & set back from the street for maximum privacy.

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3072 Belden Drive in the Hollywood Hills

3072 Belden Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068
3 BD/ 2.5 BA

Designed in classic storybook architectural style, the Erbes Residence, 1924 by Henry F. Withey, stands out in Beachwood Canyon with it’s turreted entrance and bold red details. Built for comfort and style, this extraordinary Hollywoodland property has only been updated with features that are necessary for 21st living, such as air conditioning, new electrical and earthquake bolting.

The cathedral living room is oversized and dramatic, with a superb fireplace and balcony overlooking the gardens.

Adjacent to the living room is a formal dining room with hand painted walls and a sun-filled den. Read more…

7960 Fareholm Drive in the Hollywood Hills

7960 Fareholm Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046
3 BD/ 2 BA

A short drive into the hills, just north of Hollywood Boulevard, rises Richard Nuetra’s Kun Residence, 1936.  Perched over a hill in prime West Hollywood, this home has exceptional views from the city to the ocean. Modernist architectural master Richard Neutra called this Hollywood Hills home his favorite of the period.

After a meticulous restoration, the original vision has been superbly and sensitively returned to Neutra’s original vision and is now a cultural heritage monument.

Features include a rooftop deck at the entry foyer, formal living and dining rooms with large wrap around deck facing south and offering extraordinary views and light. Read more…

8811 Skyline Drive in Laurel Canyon

8811 Skyline Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046

2BR/1BA, 1,310sf

Not yet on the MLS but available for sale now! Fantastic turnkey traditional in a magical Laurel Canyon setting. This move-in ready 2BR/1BA has been fully renovated with style and careful attention to detail.

Great floor plan with large open kitchen and dining area, light-filled living room, laundry room, and bonus office area.

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2014 Home Of The Year

Update 12/22: And the winner is….Silvertop! Not a big surprise that one of the best houses in L.A. won. The voting wasn’t even that close as the landmark Lautner property captured a wopping 37% of the votes. Tied for second place was the Wirin House and 7529 Mulholland Dr with 11% each. The full results are below and here is some more info about the sale of Silvertop. Thank you all for voting and happy holidays!

View the rest of this year’s nominees after the jump:

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MAK Games 2014

The second annual MAK Games are upon us! Taking place in Beverly Hills at the 1963 John Lautner-designed Sheats/Goldstein Residence, this tennis tournament, while still in it’s infancy, greatly benefits the MAK Center for Art and Architecture. The teams are made up of a diverse array of cultural figures including artists, architects, writers and musicians. Enjoy cocktails, bar-b-que, music, and tours of the house while cheering on your favorite team!

This year, all of the teams slated to participate in the MAK Games play in the qualifying pre-tournament, which will take place between Saturday, September 13 and October 5. These games are privately held at various courts around Los Angeles.

Vying for the MAK Cup, the four teams to emerge as semi-finalists will compete at the recently completed Sheats/Goldstein Infinity Court on October 12, 2014.


Early Bird Price – Purchase before September 12:

Friends of the MAK Center: $140 each (limit 2 per friend)
General Public: $175
Package of 10: $1600

After September 12:

Friends of the MAK Center: $180 (limit 2 per friend)
General Public: $220
Package of 10: $2000

Click here for more info and to order tickets.

Image courtesy of  Elizabeth Daniels, Elizabeth Daniels Photography; MAK Center for Art and Architecture

3043 Nichols Canyon Rd in the Hollywood Hills

3043 Nichols Canyon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90046
4 BD/ 3 BA

Located on quiet Nichols Canyon Road in the Hollywood Hills, this 1959 Edward Fickett, FAIA, home is a new to market, single-level quintessential mid-century post and beam.  Spanning over a serene and incredibly private 8,670 square foot flat lot, this residence also features a large swimming pool and spa.

A generous entryway, gives way to a lively open floor-plan offering expansive living and entertaining areas which open to lushly landscaped outdoor living spaces.

Post and beams span wide across the common areas, while walls of glass and sliding doors merge indoors and out. Read more…