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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

12221 Dorothy Street in Brentwood

3BR/3BA
$3,795,000

For the first time ever, the Brentwood residence of legendary architect Pierre Koenig, FAIA, hits the market! Koenig’s personal residence was the culmination of his vision of architecture for the modern era. Koenig was the architectural genius behind Case Study Houses #21 and #22, two of the most-photographed and chronicled modern homes of that era. … Continued

9038 Wonderland Park Avenue in Hollywood Hills

2BR/2BA
$4,500,000

Now on the market, one of Los Angeles’ most famous homes. Acknowledged world-wide as a seminal modernist design, Case Study House #21 is arguably Pierre Koenig’s greatest architectural achievement. A true high point of the Case Study Program, promoted by Arts & Architecture Magazine from 1945 to 1964. One of the few Case Study homes that was a … Continued

7861 Woodrow Wilson Drive in Hollywood Hills

2BR/2.5BA
$2,849,000

Surrounded by tall trees, thick bamboo and natural lush vegetation this 1947 built architectural gem was conceived by Rodney Walker for the Case Study Program. Built after the time frame of the program the home has been recently updated and modernized. Located off of Woodrow Wilson Drive on a flat parcel of land the home is set back from the street at the end of a gated and winding drive. Perched atop of the detached 2 car garage is a luxuriously sized sun deck with room for outdoor dining and lounging.

Nomland & Nomland’s Case Study House #10 in Pasadena

4BR/4BA
$1,599,000

It’s always exciting when a house of this architectural significance hits the market. Case Study House #10, designed in 1947 by father and son team Kemper Nomland and Kemper Nomland, Jr., is the only CSH in Pasadena. The 2,686 square foot post & beam is divided into 3 levels, paralleling the slope of its .37-acre lot in the San Rafael Hills.

Pierre Koenig’s LaFetra Beach House

4BR/3.5BA
$18,495,000

Mid-century modern architecture collector and preservationist Michael LaFetra bought this Malibu beachfront property back in 1999–it was originally a spec-house owned by Pia Zadora. In 2000, LaFetra began working with Pierre Koenig on designs for the beach house.

8973 Wonderland Park Avenue In Hollywood Hills

3BR/2.5BA
$1,465,000

For the first time on the market since it was built in 1957, the family residence of architect Philip Kimmelman, A.I.A. Located on Wonderland Park in the Hollywood Hills, this 1,834 square foot residence has been restored to its original condition and features beamed ceilings, block walls, vinyl floors, built-ins, wood burning fireplace, and landscape design by Garrett Eckbo.

Get Out LA: Eames House, Lovell Beach House Tours

Rudolph Schindler’s Lovell Beach House in Newport Beach and Charles and Ray Eames’ residence in Pacific Palisades are both open to the public this weekend in separate fundraisers.

Pierre Koenig’s Scott House In Tujunga

The Scott House, designed by Pierre Koenig in 1956, is an example of Koenig’s early work in steel and glass and is one of only five projects predating his Case Study work. This residence is a precursor to the Bailey House (Case Study House #21) built in 1958 and to Koenig’s most well-known work, the Stahl House (Case Study House #22), which was built in 1960. The Scott House is virtually unaltered and as with all Koenig’s designs, it looks strikingly modern over 50 years later.

Case Study House Tour

Explore two stunning Case Study Houses during the Case Study House Tour: Case Study House #8, the Eames House and Case Study House #22, the Stahl House?…

“The Jet Set”

I’m late to this party, but I’ve recently gotten hooked on Mad Men. I’m on Season 3, but I’m still hung up on something that happened in Season 2. In the episode The Jet Set, Don Draper goes to Los Angeles for work and winds up in Palm Springs with a group of wealthy strangers at the most amazing mid-century home. Ever since I saw the episode I’ve been dying to know what house it was…