Architect's Corner

Articles focused on architecturally significant homes on the market, not on the market, and Architect's themselves.

Everyone knows the Hollywood Bowl. But do you know who designed it? Or how many there have been? Or how old it is? In this episode, we answer all of these questions and more while enjoying a...

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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Home Viddy, Lloyd Wright

David and Tamar take a dive into a fantastic little pocket of Woodland Hills called Corbin Palms, which was built by the Alexander Construction Company and designed by Dan Palmer and William...

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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Home Viddy, Mid-Century

For everyone who has heard of the Case Study...

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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Home Viddy, Mid-Century

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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Home Viddy, Mid-Century

David and Tamar discuss two distinctive projects by one of L.A.'s early "Modernists". See if you can guess who that architect is. 

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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Home Viddy, Gregory Ain

It’s not uncommon to find a home with architectural pedigree that’s been updated and, as a result, all of the original character has been erased or somehow ruined in the process. Well that’s...

12345 Deerbrook Ln, Los Angeles, CA 90049   $9,377,550   5 BR,   4 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Harry Gesner, The Artful Home

You know when you see something, and that's when you recognize it's your dream-something? This house is one of the most special and unique properties I've seen in LA. It sits inside the canyon...

9560 Sherwood Forest Lane, Beverly Hills CA 90210   $5,499,000   5 BR,   5 BA
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 Blog, Beverly Hills, Mid-Century, Architect's Corner

I wish I had a nickle for every time I've heard someone say something to the effect of: "Oh, man! I knew I should've pulled the trigger on that property a couple years ago." "If only this…", "if...

486 W. Patencio Ln, Palm Springs CA 92292   $2,199,000   10 BR,   11 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Wallace Neff, Spanish

A popular design element in midcentury modern architecture is the butterfly roof. It’s perhaps a little more common to find this feature on commercial structures than on residences. And I’m not...

1450 El Mirador Dr, Pasadena CA 91103   $2,499,000   3 BR,   3 BA
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 Blog, Pasadena, Mid-Century, Architect's Corner

Unlike Crestwood Hills, which I described in my previous post, Woodland Hills is not exactly an area with a densely packed collection of mid-century gems. That said, as with most of L.A., the...

4143 Cachalote St, Woodland Hills CA 91364   $1,395,000   3 BR,   3 BA
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 Blog, Rex Lotery, Architect's Corner, Woodland Hills

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