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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.

2586 Corralitas Drive In Silver Lake

This mid-century modern home, nestled comfortable in the Silver Lake Hills, was built in 1962. It has beautiful post and beam ceilings and open kitchen, living room, and dining room space. With its large deck, this house provides the perfect environment for entertaining, dining and relaxing.

3305 Carse Drive In Hollywood Hills

This 1960 post and beam hideaway is located on a private drive in the Hollywood Hills. Set at the rear of a spacious, semi-private lot, the 1,494 square foot house has views of the beautiful yard through large doors and windows in the living room, dining area, and bedrooms.

999 Buckingham Place in Pasadena

4BR/4BA
$2,997,000

Buff & Hensman’s Dunn Residence. Solidity, size and strength typical of the later work of Buff & Hensman are on full display in this amazingly original home – beautifully sited on a small cul-de-sac shared by two other architecturally notable properties. 

“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…

5656 Tuxedo Terrace In The Hollywood Hills

5656 Tuxedo Terrace Los Angeles, CA 90068 2 BR, 2 BA $729,000 I like the looks of this 1959 post and beam mid-century in the Hollywood Hills. In addition to 1400 square feet and views of the Hollywood Sign and Bronson Canyon you get a fully updated home – it has a new roof, electrical … Continued

Palm Springs Desert Modernism

Yesterday I hopped in the car with my fiance and mom, bought a map at the Palm Springs Visitor Center and drove around checking out some of Palm Springs’ notorious desert modernism architecture. For decades architects traveled to Palm Springs to design the sleek and modern homes the region is famous for. For those of … Continued

Mid-Century Design Question

The other day I received a question from reader Mary on the East Coast. Mary purchased a 1970s post-and-beam mid-century in New Jersey and needs some interior design advice from a mid-century expert. Here is her question: Dear Take Sunset: Love your website and wondered if you might be able to give me a little … Continued