Architect's Corner

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

With the passing of another year in Los Angeles, it’s always fun to take a look back at some of the celebrity homes that hit the market in the past year, some of which are still active on the...

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The folks at Proto Homes have incorporated some very clever concepts into the design and construction of their homes. These innovative ideas are related to the home’s architecture, its...

6521 Maryland Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90048   $2,299,900   5 BR,   3.5 BA
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If you’ve found yourself singing “All I Want for Christmas is a Neutra Mid-Century” (it's not just me singing that, is it?), then this recent listing in the Hollywood Hills East could make your...

3319 Tareco Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068   $895,000   1 BR,   2 BA
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It’s great to come across a property that has a lot of really good things going for it (great “bones”, as they say) and yet could use a little updating, allowing a new owner to turn it into a gem...

11100 Valley Spring Lane, Studio City, CA 91602   $799,500   3 BR,   2 BA
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In the upper reaches of Beachwood Canyon, practically in the shadows the Hollywood sign, this cool, one-of-a-kind contemporary home by architect James Chuda will appeal to those who like to stand...

3110 Deronda Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068   $2,195,000   4 BR,   4 BA
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If a home could be described as having gravitas, that’s how I would describe the Wilbur House by Gordon Kaufmann. This sprawling 6 BR / 6 BA Mediterranean villa perched on a knoll overlooking the...

25 Los Altos Drive, Pasadena, CA. 91105   $2,495,000   6 BR,   6 BA
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I love it when a home in this price range comes on the market in Silver Lake. I love it even more if the home strikes me as something worthy of blogging about.  While this home may not be...

1633 Redcliff St, Los Angeles, CA 90026   $650,000   1 BR,   1.7 BA
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Although it’s only Monday, I have an inkling that this may be my architectural pick of the week. The Singleton House by Richard Neutra, one of only two Neutra homes in Bel Air, certainly deserves...

15000 Mulholland Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90077   $17,995,000   4 BR,   5 BA
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Although this home was built a few years after the commonly accepted end of the Mid-Century period, the spirit of the era remains in this gorgeous home by Robert Skinner. This home is utterly...

1005 Elden Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210   $8,900,000   5 BR,   6 BA
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The Collins House by William Kesling, which just came on the market, is among a small collection of Streamline Moderne style homes designed by him that can be found at southeast end of Silver...

1709 Silverwood Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026   $1,095,000   2 BR,   2 BA
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