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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

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.

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.

21640 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu

3BR/3BA
$8,450,000

New to the market, the Brown House, circa 1968, by Buff & Hensman. This private architectural gem is situated on 40 feet of sandy La Costa Beach in Malibu. Views of the ocean immediately greet visitors through the double height foyer, accented by full height glass. The organic modern aesthetic softens the geometry of the … Continued

1150 La Loma Road in Pasadena

3BR/3BA
$1,475,000

The award-winning Dubnoff Residence is an outstanding example of classic mid-century modern, post-and-beam style with Japanese influences. Designed by Buff & Hensman in 1960, the residence is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Located in the San Rafael neighborhood of Pasadena, the 2,239 square-foot home is elevated above the street, providing privacy and verdant views. … Continued

2015 Escarpa Drive in Eagle Rock

3BR/3BA
$1,225,000

This rare Buff and Hensman (1965) is located in the hills of Eagle Rock and features stunning floor-to-ceiling windows to enjoy the 180-degree views from every room. The middle-level living room offers an original, wood faced floor to ceiling fireplace, as well. The main kitchen has quartz countertops, custom cabinets, and a center island. Highlighting this … Continued

Buff & Hensman Hollis House in Pasadena

3BR/2BA
$1,450,000

The Hollis House, 1978 Buff and Hensman FAIA. Offered for sale for the first time ever and in virtually original condition. The 3-bedroom, 2-bath residence is sited in the prestigious west Pasadena hills, located above the Annandale golf course with 160′ street frontage on an exceptionally private street-to-street lot. Enter through a walled private courtyard and … Continued

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 … Continued

7529 Mulholland Drive in Hollywood Hills

1BR/1.5BA
$2,400,000

Described in the LA Times as “perched on a promontory like a luxury railroad car” this residence offers incredible views and privacy. Built in 1975, this 1,508 square foot home is situated on a 9,200 square foot lot and is hidden from street view. The open frame design lets in copious amounts of light during the day and features both mountain views and city light in the evening.

Pasadena Heritage 2012 Spring Home Tour

The upcoming Pasadena Heritage 35th Anniversary Spring Home Tour will highlight mid-century modern residential architecture on a self-driven tour of 5 mid-century homes designed by noted architects.

The Wong House: 2651 Nottingham Place In Los Feliz

2BR/3BA
$3,650,000

The Wong House is back on the market! The sellers made numerous “eco-upgrades” and it is now listed for $3,650,000. It’s always exciting when a house of this caliber comes on the market. The Wong House was designed by famed architects Buff & Hensman in 1968 and sits at the top of the Los Feliz hills … Continued