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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

300 Anita Drive in Pasadena

3BR/3BA
$1,375,000

With a nod to Buff and Hensman, this striking post and beam is tucked away in the desirable San Rafael Hills of Pasadena. Cherished by the original owner for over 60 years, this 3 bedroom home was designed to capture the elements of the natural landscape while creating a minimalist, yet sophisticated, living environment. The … Continued

919 La Loma Road in Pasadena

5BR/5BA
$4,995,000

This 1957 Buff, Straub and Hensman home is a true mid-century modern architectural masterpiece. Originally built for the Frank Family of Lawry’s Foods and later owned by Beck, this incredible residence is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been featured in numerous tv shows, books, and architectural tours.

454 West Avenue 46 in Mount Washington

4BR/4BA
$1,895,000

We are proud to present Take Sunset’s newest listing: A contemporary transformation of a Mount Washington post and beam by design firm Breland-Harper. The residence has been completely reimagined by one of LA’s most exciting design teams. Located on a quiet street in the heart of Mt Washington, this stunning two-story residence features expansive views, walls of glass, and an abundance of space.

8020 Briar Summit Drive in Hollywood Hills

4BR/3BA
$2,995,000

New to the market, this amazing mid-century modern architectural designed by renowned architect Richard Dorman. The spacious residence provides classic post-and-beam design with an open floor plan and wall-to-wall windows inviting year-round indoor to outdoor living.

1911 Campus Road in Eagle Rock

3BR/3BA
$1,025,000

Nestled in the hills of Eagle Rock, this exquisite Buff & Hensman post and beam, masterfully preserved in its original 1968 condition. Expertly crafted by one of the most coveted and renowned architecture firms of its time, the Paxson House transcends epochal design to create a home that’s simultaneously authentic and current, truly a timeless, one-of-a-kind offering in Los Angeles.

13322 West Sunset Boulevard in Brentwood

4BR/5BA
$3,400,000

Step through the private gate into this thoughtfully re-imagined mid-century farmhouse retreat. A spa-like sanctuary in a neutral palette, this 4,258 square-foot home features walls of windows, white oak floors, soaring tongue and groove ceilings, and French doors that open to the patio, balcony, or private garden from almost every room.

2530 Astral Drive in Hollywood Hills

3BR/4BA
$4,850,000

The Johnson House by Buff and Hensman, 1962 Representing one of the finest examples of Buff and Hensman’s classic post and beam styles. Meticulously restored and expanded with careful consideration to maintain the historic fabric of the house.

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.