Architect's Corner

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

When evaluating a property, one really ought to consider the entire package: the neighborhood, the site, the views, the grounds, and of course, the house. And in this case, the house alone is...

4791 Bonvue Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027   $2,995,000   3 BR,   2 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Mid-Century, Craig Ellwood

Boy, oh boy. Talk about a phenomenal use of a parcel of land. Maybe the best way to begin appreciating the Alden Schwimmer Residence by John Lautner is to jump to the bottom of this post and...

1435 Bella Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210   $21,000,000   5 BR,   6 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, John Lautner, Beverly Hills

Yesterday, for the second time in a week, a Neutra home hit the market on the eastside. This time it’s the Alpha Wirin Residence in Los Feliz and it’s a sterling restoration guided by Mark...

2622 Glendower Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027   $4,500,000   2 BR,   3 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Richard Neutra, Los Feliz

Thanks to a traffic light that was installed on Silver Lake Boulevard making it safe for folks to get to/from the popular meadow alongside the reservoir, it’s virtually impossible for drivers and...

2232 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039   $2,300,000   4 BR,   3 BA
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 Blog, Richard Neutra, Mid-Century, Architect's Corner

The hills of Los Feliz are filled with countless Spanish and Mediterranean style homes and many of them are absolute gems. And among those gems are a few diamonds. This is one of them. Here is a...

2417 Nottingham Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027   $3,495,000   4 BR,   4 BA
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 Blog, Los Feliz, Mediterranean, Architect's Corner

A great way to get a sense of architects’ ideas and creativity is to see the homes they build for themselves.  A shining example of that (literally and figuratively) is this stunning new listing...

950 S. Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036   $1,200,000   2 BR,   2 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Architectural, Mid-Wilshire

Well, well, well. For architecture buffs and especially those with deep pockets who’ve been waiting for a bona fide mid-century masterpiece, here’s one that was worth the wait. And a very long...

2138 Micheltorena St, Los Angeles, CA 90039   $7,500,000   3 BR,   4 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, John Lautner, Silver Lake

Life can be a blur. Especially in LA where many of us have a predilection to rely on the freeways to get to wherever we’re going as quickly as possible. You know, point A to...

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 Blog, Mid-City, Harvard Heights, Architect's Corner

Case Study #17 was built was designed by Rodney Walker in 1947. Be warned, though. If you are excited by the prospect of finding a well-preserved example of the Case Study program, this is not it...

7861 Woodrow WIlson Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90046   $2,849,000   2 BR,   3 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Mid-Century, Rodney Walker

For all of you mid-century modern hunters hoping to find a home with great bones but with room for some updating, where you can apply your magical design touch and bring the house into the 21st...

1822 Westridge Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - List Price: $3,695,000   $3,695,000   3 BR,   3 BA
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 Blog, Mid-Century, Brentwood, Architect's Corner