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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

780 Latimer Road in Santa Monica

4BR/4BA
$6,200,000

Hidden in the tree tops of Rustic Canyon on the coveted Latimer Rd, this home re-created by Frank Gehry blends architectural modern lines w/ rustic finishes.

2013 MAK Architecture Tour

The MAK Center’s 2013 tour will feature architecture related to its current exhibition Everything Loose Will Land and other shows in the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A.

2011 Home Of The Year

Update: The votes are in! The Norton House in Pasadena was crowned Best Home Of 2011. This Buff & Hensman beauty received 23% of the votes (followed by 3705 Alzada and 1160 Chateau in a tie for second).   My vote was for 1160 Chateau, but the Norton House was a close second. It’s such a … Continued

Frank Gehry’s Schnabel House In Brentwood

In 2006, Jon Platt, Tony Award-winning producer of “Angels in America” and the about-to-open “Book of Mormon” purchased Frank Gehry’s Schnabel House in Brentwood. Platt spent four years remodeling the home, which was originally built in 1989 on a commission from Rockwell Schnabel, former ambassador to Finland and the European Union, and his wife Marna Schnabel, who briefly worked as an architect with Gehry. The home is one of Gehry’s last single family residences.

The Dennis Hopper Collection

Last summer Take Sunset wrote about the Dennis Hopper Compound in Venice. It’s still on the market and has undergone a price drop from $6.245 to $5.8. And now a number of the late actor’s important pieces of art, memorabilia, furniture, and decorative objects are being offered at Christie’s in New York, Jan. 11 – 12.

Dennis Hopper Compound In Venice

Newly on the market, The Dennis Hopper Compound is a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase 5 separate parcels totaling approximately 15,500 square feet, including a 4,800 square foot main house designed by Brian Murphy, AIA, and 3 two-story condominiums designed by the legendary architect Frank Gehry.

Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman

Have you seen Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman? “Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. Shulman, who passed away this year, captured the work of nearly every modern and progressive architect since the 1930s including Frank Lloyd Wright, RichardNeutra, John Lautner, and Frank Gehry…

Mid-Century Modern Furniture: Sam Kaufman Gallery

Whether you’re already living in your dream mid-century modern home, are currently looking, or are just daydreaming about owning, you’re going to need furniture to go inside of your home–real or imaginary. And Los Angeles just happens to be a hot spot for mid-century modern furniture stores. In upcoming weeks, I’m going to spotlight some … Continued