Architect's Corner

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

There is a little string of chic mid-century homes along Solar Drive, the short spur at the top of Nichols Canyon. In January, the Warshawsky Residency (1961) by Volker Traub was sold for $890,...

2427 Solar Dr, Los Angeles, CA. 90046   $1,849,000   3 BR,   2 BA
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My colleague Eric Yetter has an amazing new pocket listing in the oh-so-steep Baxter Street in Silver Lake. It’s a 7,256 square foot gem by...

$3,250,000   6 BR,   7 BA
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Like a great work of art, I love it when I encounter a house whose design stops me in my tracks and gives me something to think about. That’s what happened recently when I came across the Walnut...

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This past Friday, the Neutra VDL Research House in Los Angeles held a special open house presenting Architectones, a site-specific installation by French artist Xavier Veilhan created...

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A couple months ago the Skinner House, by William Kesling, came on the market in Silver Lake.  This week it was open for broker's caravan again and so I went for a second tour.  This place is...

1530 Easterly Terrace, Los Angeles, CA. 90026   $1,250,000   3 BR,   2 BA
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John Lautner is unquestionably one of the most original and imaginative architects of the twentieth century and, much to the delight of Angelenos, many of his most iconic and enduring projects...

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Perhaps the most widely recognized mid-century home in Los Angeles is the Stahl House by Los Angeles architect Pierre Koenig.  Perched on a nearly vertical precipice in the Hollywood Hills, at...

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