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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

Saving Richard Neutra’s Kronish House

The Kronish House was built in 1955 by legendary architect Richard Neutra. it is one of only three Neutra designs ever built in Beverly Hills and is the only home that remains intact–one was demolished, the other completely altered. The residence was sold in a foreclosure auction in January for $5.8 million and put back on the market in April. The owner is now trying to demolish the home. The City of Beverly Hills has no protection for its historic structures, so there is no way to stop the demolition other than finding a preservation-minded buyer or through action by the City Council…

9557 Lime Orchard Road In Beverly Hills

This mid-century modern home in Beverly Hills just hit the market, and it is pretty spectacular! The 5,000 square foot residence is located on a guarded, “celebrity” street and sited on a beautifully wooded half-acre lot. Built in 1961, the home includes original details throughout and features a courtyard entry, walls of glass, step-down living room with fireplace and bar, gallery walls, and a spectacular pool.

Rex Lotery Restoration In Beverly Hills


Designed by Rex Lotery in 1960, this gorgeous architectural home has been thoughtfully restored by Michael LaFetra. LaFetra is known for preserving architecturally significant homes in Los Angeles. This mid-century Lotery home is tucked away up a long private driveway on a private 1.5 acre estate in Beverly Hills. The architectural masterpiece consists of 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, a breakfast area, dining room, den, bonus room, maid’s quarters, and gym–all updated with the finest modern amenities and in amazing grand scale.

11979 Pinnacle Place In Beverly Hills

Check out this lease, courtesy of Josh Flagg from Bravo’s reality show Million Dollar Listing. The 13,225 square foot Hollyhock estate is located in the ultra-exclusive and private community “The Summit” in Beverly Hills.

1070 North Hillcrest Road In Beverly Hills

I saw this mid-century in Beverly Hills today during the brokers’ open. It was designed by Paul R. Williams, FAIA, in 1959 and has great views of the city lights and the ocean to Catalina. It’s the first time this 3,793 square foot home has been on the market in 52 years.

Jennifer Aniston Lists Hal Levitt for $42 Million

Jennifer Aniston is selling her Hal Levitt residence in Beverly Hills for 42 million. At least, that’s the asking price! We featured Aniston’s Hall Levitt Remodel last summer. If you recall, she purchased the incredible home for $13.5 million in 2006 and then spent over two and a half years renovating it with the help of designer Stephen Shadley.

2291 San Ysidro Drive In Beverly Hills

This mid-century modern, post and beam home in Beverly Hills was built in 1959 by award-winning architect Richard Dorman. The residence features an open floor plan, floor-to-ceiling glass, wood-burning fireplace, a beautiful pool, and an updated kitchen–all nestled in a serene wooded landscape.

9345 Monte Leon Lane In Beverly Hills

This is the first time the Manuel Seff Residence has been on the market since 1964. The home was designed in 1951 by Kenneth Lind, AIA, for successful Hollywood playwright and screenwriter Manuel Seff. Lind’s design combined modernism with Hollywood glamour in a home fit for both family and lavish entertaining.

Kelly Wearstler Lists Beverly Hills Mansion

Kelly Wearstler, “the presiding grande dame of West Coast interior design” (according to The New Yorker) recently listed the Beverly Hills mansion that she owns with property developer/hotelier/husband Brad Korzen. The couple bought the 11,000+ square foot home five years ago for $25 million, and after renovating, remodeling and redecorating the pad, they’re listing it for $46 million.

1721 Coldwater Canyon Drive In Beverly Hills

The G.L. Blackman Residence is a Paul R. Williams’ masterpiece. The 3,741 square foot traditional house was designed in 1938 and later beautifully restored by Gus Duffy, AIA. The gated residence is set back off the street with a circular driveway leading to a stone façade estate. The residence features a grand living and family room, cook’s kitchen, and a large separate gym/office. There is a great guest wing with a second story master suite, fireplace, and a separate den.