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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

3450 Ben Lomond Place in Los Feliz

3BR/2BA
$1,649,000

Conceived by architect Frederick Monhoff AIA in 1927, this property is tucked away in the serene Los Feliz Knolls. Designed around a central courtyard, the interior is flooded with warm light, turning the home inward for ultimate privacy and a seamless flow between indoors and out.

2530 Astral Drive in Hollywood Hills

3BR/4BA
$4,850,000

The Johnson House by Buff and Hensman, 1962 Representing one of the finest examples of Buff and Hensman’s classic post and beam styles. Meticulously restored and expanded with careful consideration to maintain the historic fabric of the house.

580 North Hermosa Avenue in Sierra Madre

3BR/5BA
$1,590,000

Harwell Hamilton Harris, FAIA, 1949; John T. Lyle, AIA, FASLA, 1986. The J.J. Mulvihill Residence and Lyle Design Studio. Designed by master architect Harwell Hamilton Harris in 1949, the 2,000-square-foot, three-level home celebrates Harris’s multivalent approach to architecture.

1695 Poppy Peak Drive in Pasadena

3BR/3BA
$1,695,000

The Thomson Residence, circa 1957, designed by Buff, Straub & Hensman. This widely published home is an important example of the architects’ early post and beam work. The soaring 2 story glass and wood structure is located in the Poppy Peak Historic District in the San Rafael Hills of Pasadena and offers stunning San Gabriel Mountain and City views.

2830 Glenoaks Canyon Drive in Glendale

4BR/3BA
$1,595,000

Designed by architect Richard Kemp and built for his family in 1978, this stunning residence is constructed in a cantilever style above a creek with private spaces, multiple entrances, and flow of light through the forest of trees surrounding the home.

800 Inverness Drive in La Canada Flintridge

6BR/7BA
$4,288,000

A long gated driveway leads you to this 1983 contemporary modern architectural masterpiece designed by Buff and Hensman. Sited on almost four acres of land in La Canada Flintridge, this one-of-a-kind private retreat is perfectly designed to be in harmony with its natural hillside setting.

1301 Chelten Way in South Pasadena

5BR/3BA
$4,000,000

The Miltimore Residence, 1911, now on the market for the first time since 1952. Designed in 1911 for Mrs. Paul Miltimore, this house is considered the most significant surviving residence by architect Irving Gill in Southern California.

654 East Mariposa Street in Altadena

9BR/5BA
$3,790,000

Frederick Roehrig, Architect, The Andrew McNally Estate, 1888. No expense was spared for Andrew McNally’s three-story Altadena mansion. The great map maker used his expansive estate as his own personal calling card for those shivering in the Midwest or along the eastern seaboard, beckoning them to the luxe life available only in Southern California. 

55320 Pine Crest Road in Idyllwild

2BR/3BA
$775,000

This incredible mountain retreat is truly like no other. A finely detailed house of rock, glass and impressive wood beams, the home was designed in 1984 by Scott Emsley, AIA who worked with the great organic modernist Ken Kellogg.

2621 La Cuesta Drive in Hollywood Hills

2BR/2BA
$1,385,000

New to the market: Classic 1957 mid-century modern Buff & Hensman in peaceful Nichols Canyon. Located on a large street to street lot, this stunning residence is purported to be the very first Buff & Hensman designed home.