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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

240 N Grand Avenue in Pasadena


The Duncan-Irwin House, 1906. A jewel in the crown of the Crown City, this seminal Craftsman masterwork by Charles & Henry Greene exemplifies the architectural styling of the California Arts & Crafts movement in the prestigious Park Place neighborhood.

1405 Afton Street in Pasadena


This striking modern design by Buff & Hensman boasts familiar dark wood and unique architectural details. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the coveted Linda Vista area close to the Rose Bowl, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Old Pasadena.

1490 El Mirador Drive in Pasadena


This iconic mid-century modern residence, design circa 1963 by noted architect James Pulliam. Located in the Linda Vista Hills near the Rose Bowl, this two-story is a modernist tour-de-force with its desirable “glass box” design.

1705 La Cresta Drive in Pasadena


Secluded behind a gated and walled courtyard entrance, you will find this stunning mid-century modern gem. The residence features beamed wood ceilings, walls of glass, and a massive stone living room fireplace. Designed by the architect as his family home, the property features panoramic 180-degree views.

1694 Putney Road in Pasadena


The Holland/Goudzwaard Residence, 1958-2007. Designed by Calvin Straub, F.A.I.A., and architects Buff, Straub, and Hensman.

541 Fremont Drive In Pasadena

For the first time since it was built in 1956, the Mello Residence by Buff, Straub & Hensman is on the market. This mid-century modern, post and beam home is incredibly private with spectacular views, walls of glass, and beautiful outdoor living spaces.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Millard House In Pasadena


The Millard House, or “La Miniatura”, was recognized by Frank Lloyd Wright as his earliest Usonian house and was the first of Wright’s residences to utilize his textile block building system. The home includes a detached studio, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 kitchens, living room, formal dining room, and semi-attached garages. Following a multi-year restoration, the 4,230 square foot home is now back on the market…

The Offramp Gallery In Pasadena

Art galleries seem to pop up just about everywhere in L.A. and the Offramp Gallery is another good example of this trend. Located in a private historic residence in northwest Pasadena that was originally built as a one-story bungalow in 1924, the gallery is now owned and run by gallery director Jane Chafin and architect … Continued