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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.