Architect's Corner

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

When hearing the name Frank Gehry, many Angelenos may conjure images of sweeping, irregular angles and curves with shiny metallic surfaces thanks in no small part to the Disney Concert Hall, one...

23685 Clover Trail, Calabasas, CA. 91302   $795,000   2 BR,   2 BA
Also appears in:

 Blog, Architect's Corner, Frank Gehry, Calabasas

Although its been updated, this 1947 California Ranch by Cliff May retains its unique character – a modern design that also embodies the warmth of an Arts and Crafts style home. 

718 S. Westgate Ave, Los Angeles, CA. 90049   $1,389,000   2 BR,   2 BA
Also appears in:

 Blog, Architect's Corner, Cliff May, Brentwood

What a treat… another Lautner designed house hits the market in less than a month. (see post on Bergren Residence on Sept 22). And this one is even more dazzling. The Foster Carling House, which...

7144 Hockey Trail, Los Angeles, CA 90068   $2,995,000   2 BR,   2 BA
Also appears in:

 Blog, Architect's Corner, John Lautner, Hollywood Hills

Attention all Mid-Century architecture and interior design fans: put this place on your open house tour plans - or call me to make an appointment to see it!. This 2BR / 1 BA Silver Lake home...

2840 Angus St, Los Angeles, CA 90039   $799,000   2 BR,   1 BA
Also appears in:

 Blog, Silver Lake, Mid-Century, Architect's Corner

There have been a lot of interesting listings this week, architecturally speaking.  I was going to create a post about a snazzy little home by Richard Banta in the hills that came on the market...

7316 Caverna Dr., Los Angeles, CA. 90068   $1,450,000   2 BR,   2 BA
Also appears in:

 Blog, John Lautner, Mid-Century, Architect's Corner

This private and gated Architectural home by Aleks Istanbullu (also known for his work in the converted Biscuit Factory Lofts downtown) boasts 360-degree, jetliner views that are breathtaking. It...

1625 Woods Dr., Los Angeles, CA. 90069   $4,900,000   4 BR,   4.5 BA
Also appears in:

 Blog, Architect's Corner, Hollywood Hills, Contemporary

Located on a cul-de-sac halfway up the ascent in the exclusive Outpost Estates, this architectural home was recently redone but maintains its vintage Mid-Century style and flourishes. It's a...

2246 Chelan Place, Los Angeles, CA 90068   $1,099,000   2 BR,   1.5 BA
Also appears in:

 Blog, Architect's Corner, Hollywood Hills, Mid-Century

A not-so-new listing, but still worthy of mention for anyone that may have missed it early on, is the Altschuler/Greenberg House by Bernard Zimmerman, FAIA, in Sherman Oaks. This one has been on...

3608 Crownridge Dr., Sherman Oaks, CA. 91403   $2,495,000   5 BR,   5.5 BA
Also appears in:

 Blog, Architect's Corner, Sherman Oaks, Mid-Century

Last week in my post about the Sunbow House on Solar Drive, I mentioned that it was right next door to the Warshawsky Residence by Volker Traub, which was sold earlier this year for a song ($795K...

2433 Solar Drive, Los Angeles, CA. 90046   $1,395,000   3 BR,   2 BA
Also appears in:

 Blog, Mid-Century, Hollywood Hills, Architect's Corner

Although her legacy may not be as widely known today as some of her contemporaries, Greta Magnusson Grossman made significant contributions to residential architecture and the Southern California...

677 NIMES RD , LOS ANGELES ,CA 90077   3 BR,   3 BA
Also appears in:

 Blog, Architect's Corner, Mid-Century, Greta Magnusson-Grossman