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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

Take Sunset specializes in mid-century modern homes for sale in Los Angeles because of our appreciation for the style and for its popularity among our clients. These properties combine vintage design with a California aesthetic. Generally, they offer abundant windows that invite nature into the home and highly functional open spaces. Explore the featured listings for our personal take on the most recent mid-century modern homes for sale. You can also find additional mid-century real estate through our search tool.

10274 Chrysanthemum Lane in Beverly Glen

2BR/2BA
$1,395,000

This stunning residence was designed by Ellis G. Revness, AIA, in 1965. Wrapped in clear redwood and standing tall like the woods around it, the home embraces its natural surroundings and visually invites the outdoors inside.

580 North Hermosa Avenue in Sierra Madre

3BR/5BA
$1,590,000

Harwell Hamilton Harris, FAIA, 1949; John T. Lyle, AIA, FASLA, 1986. The J.J. Mulvihill Residence and Lyle Design Studio. Designed by master architect Harwell Hamilton Harris in 1949, the 2,000-square-foot, three-level home celebrates Harris’s multivalent approach to architecture.

1695 Poppy Peak Drive in Pasadena

3BR/3BA
$1,695,000

The Thomson Residence, circa 1957, designed by Buff, Straub & Hensman. This widely published home is an important example of the architects’ early post and beam work. The soaring 2 story glass and wood structure is located in the Poppy Peak Historic District in the San Rafael Hills of Pasadena and offers stunning San Gabriel Mountain and City views.

2830 Glenoaks Canyon Drive in Glendale

4BR/3BA
$1,595,000

Designed by architect Richard Kemp and built for his family in 1978, this stunning residence is constructed in a cantilever style above a creek with private spaces, multiple entrances, and flow of light through the forest of trees surrounding the home.

2312 Valentine Street in Echo Park

3BR/3BA
$1,595,000

This newly listed Echo Park post-and-beam compound, circa 1963, is set on a double lot, nestled on a quiet canyon cul-de-sac. Interior spaces boast soaring ceilings, 15-foot high brick fireplace, loft/den, custom kitchen, and clerestory windows with verdant views to the trees and sky outside.

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.

1964 Landa Street in Echo Park

3BR/2BA
$1,145,000

The spirit of Echo Park resounds in this remarkable offering, a secluded compound on two lots totaling over 26,000 square feet. Its centerpiece is a rustic mid-century bungalow hand-built by Robert A. Johnson, a civil engineer for the City of LA who poured his heart and soul into this labor of love.

1019 Franklin Street in Santa Monica

4BR/3BA
$4,299,000

How often do you hear “Santa Monica” and “mid-century” in the same sentence? Originally built in 1959, this largely renovated residence marries vintage with cultured elegance.

The Koerner House in Palm Springs

4BR/5BA
$3,350,000

Now on the market: The Koerner House, E. Stewart Williams, FAIA, 1955. This private, sprawling, iconic, post-and-beam architectural estate is one of Palm Springs most significant.

2456 Astral Drive in Hollywood Hills

5BR/5BA
$5,625,000

The Loring House by Richard Neutra, 1958, is one of Neutra’s finest examples of mid-century boxcar design with oversized retractable glass doors, broad roof overhang, and a sleek spider leg column façade.