Posts tagged A. Quincy Jones
A. Quincy Jones Studio For Rent in Hollywood HIlls

Here’s a truly unique leasing opportunity, especially if you have an appreciation for the history of midcentury architecture in Southern California.  This property is the former studio of A. Quincy Jones and his wife Ruth Schneider. What makes it all the more special is that this was their first studio after getting their degrees in architecture.

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A. Quincy Jones Survives Well In Crestwood Hills

Before we get to the house itself, I just want to share a little bit about what makes Crestwood Hills so cool for anyone that may be unfamiliar with the area. Although it’s a planned community, it came about in a very different way than the countless other planned communities that have spread across most of southern California like an out of control virus.

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A Quintessential Eichler in Granada Hills

Few housing developments bear a signature that is as distinctive as those by the renowned builder Joseph Eichler, who built over 11,000 homes between 1950 and 1974. Only three of those developments are in Southern California, and only one of those is in Los Angeles County. The other two are in Thousand Oaks and Orange.

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First Time on the Market in Crestwood HIlls

It’s always a special treat when a home comes on the market for the first time since it was built. We saw that a couple weeks ago with John Lautner’s Silvertop in Los Feliz. In this case, the home is in Crestwood Hills, the Brentwood enclave that boasts a dense collection of Mid-Century gems, many of which were designed by A. Quincy Jones in the 1940’s.

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