Architect's Corner

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

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

Earlier this year I posted about a mid-century diamond in the rough in the Hollywood Hills by architects Harold Bissner and Harold B. Zook. Well, another home designed by Harold Zook just hit the...

730 Chester Ave, San Marino, CA 91108   $2,798,000   4 BR,   4 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Harold B. Zook, Mid-Century

The year was 1975 and Donald Hensman, of Buff & Hensman architects, selected one of the highest perches along Mulholland Drive in the Hollywood Hills and built himself a bachelor pad cum...

7529 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90046   $2,400,000   1 BR,   1.5 BA
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 Blog, Buff & Hensman, Hollywood Hills, Architect's Corner

Some places are just damn cool. This new listing in Los Feliz has a style that will make you want to stand atop a hill and scream “my house is so damn cool”. And fortunately you won’t need to...

1900 Hollyvista Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027   $1,095,000   3 BR,   2 BA
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 Blog, Mid-Century, Los Feliz, Architect's Corner

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