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Real Estate & Architecture in Los Angeles

3244 Descanso Drive in Silver Lake


Newly constructed this year, these two new contemporary residences are situated side by side on winding Descanso Drive in the hills just about Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake. Built by Rocking Horse Redevelopement and designed by Sunia Homes, this is their second foray into the central Los Angeles market. In 2012 their first design was celebrated as part of the Dwell on Design tour and located at 915 Rosemount Avenue in Echo Park. Both homes feature Sunia Homes eco-friendly green features as part of their standard design/ build plans and include structurally insulated panel (SIP) construction, solar panels, energy monitoring, low VOC paint throughout, rain barrels and drought tolerant landscaping.

Raphael Soriano’s Polito House in Hollywood Hills


New to the market, Raphael Soriano’s Polito House. Built in 1938, the restored 3-level Bauhaus cube is located on a street-to-street lot in lower Sunset Strip. The 1,496 square foot residence is a rare example of International, pre mid-century architecture in Los Angeles.

8630 Fennell Place in Hollywood Hills


Built in 1955, this a stunning example of an updated post and beam. The 3,000 square foot home is located in lower Sunset Plaza on a quiet cul-de-sac with southern exposure to optimize the natural light and spectacular city views.

1409 Havenhurst Drive #4 in West Hollywood


(Update: Listed for $629,000 and sold for $646,000!)Check out the latest listing from ModOp Design! This beautifully remodeled 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath townhouse is located in the heart of West Hollywood and just minutes from the Sunset Strip. Inside the 1,620 square foot, two story townhouse, relax and entertain in the open and spacious living and dining … Continued

1500 Rising Glen Road In Hollywood Hills


Situated in the Hollywood Hills above the Sunset Strip, this 1956 mid-century modern home features vaulted ceilings, fireplaces, a pool, and impeccable finishes and details throughout. The interior was designed by Kelly Wearstler, and it has been featured in many publications.

8973 Wonderland Park Avenue In Hollywood Hills


For the first time on the market since it was built in 1957, the family residence of architect Philip Kimmelman, A.I.A. Located on Wonderland Park in the Hollywood Hills, this 1,834 square foot residence has been restored to its original condition and features beamed ceilings, block walls, vinyl floors, built-ins, wood burning fireplace, and landscape design by Garrett Eckbo.

8650 Pine Tree Place Hollywood Hills


This architectural estate, originally built in 1940, was remodeled in 1951 by John Lautner for actress Anne Baxter (granddaughter of architect Frank Lloyd Wright) and her husband John Hodiak. The 3,642 square foot home has a beautifully open floor plan with floor to ceiling walls of glass. The living room opens up to the stunning outdoor patio and heated pool, overlooking the lights of Los Angeles.

The Raymond Burr Estate In Hollywood Hills

The Raymond Burr Estate, built in 1923, sits on just under 2 ½ acres of private park-like grounds above Hollywood Boulevard. The Mediterranean estate is a unique listing to say the least! It’s definitely over the top and filled with a lot of … stuff. The 3-level home has 7,486 square feet of living space; a detached 1,211 square foot recording studio/office; and over 1,412 square feet of warehouse space. There is also a pool, great views, and extensive grounds.