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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

3600 Fletcher Drive In Glassel Park

2BR/1.5BA
$1,195,000

This modernist residence was built in 1968 and used as a plant for Saturn Lighting, a fabricator of mid-century-modern light fixtures, before it was remodel by Silver Lake architect Tony Unruh, A.I.A. The sleek industrial exterior is covered in corrugated steel and spans its own city block. The 1,866 square foot residence features an open and spacious floor plan with a flexible live-work design. The home is currently used as a musician’s recording studio, but would also be ideal for offices or other creative work spaces.

2006 Lake Shore Avenue In Echo Park

There are not many pictures available of this eco-friendly California bungalow, but I saw it in person today and I loved it! Originally built in 1922, it’s located on a 10,000 square foot, county-certified farm and Certified Wildlife Habitat and includes updated “green” features, like a tankless water heater and appliances that conserve energy while reducing utilities.

2746 Auburn Street In Silver Lake

This stunning environmentally sensitive home is located in the heart of Silver Lake. The 2,114 square foot modern home features 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and provides a solar power system to help eliminate your power bill! The house also offers a 2-car attached garage with direct access, floor to ceiling windows, panoramic hillside to city views, as well as an open floor plan with expansive living room, dining room, and den areas.

Interview With Kristin Kilmer Design

Kristin Kilmer of Kristin Kilmer Design, Inc. has been the interior designer of some of the most architecturally significant homes in Los Angeles, including John Lautner’s Wolff House and Stevens House, R.M. Schindler’s How House, and Ray Kappe’s Canna Road House. Kilmer combines the theories and practices of the mid-century masters with the current materials of today to create her “Eco Modern Luxury” approach to design. Her company uses the fundamental green values, demonstrating that design can be both sustainable and luxurious. Kilmer took a few moments out of her busy schedule to talk to Take Sunset about how she started working with mid-century masterpieces, how she gets into the mind of Schindler and Lautner, and what she’s doing in Grey’s Anatomy’s Sara Ramirez’s bathroom in Echo Park…

1005 North Signal Street In Ojai

For just $3.495 million, you too can own a piece of paradise! Casa Verde is an environmentally friendly, state-of-the-art, five bedroom home in Ojai. Built in 2008, this Spanish Revival-type house sits on two gorgeous acres with spectacular views of the Topa Topas and the valley.The home’s dramatic roof line protects against the heat and sun, yet utilizes their energy to supply radiant heat…