Posts tagged architects
Architect Schmarketect - Episode 5: The Hollywood Bowl

Everyone knows the Hollywood Bowl. But do you know who designed it? Or how many there have been? Or how old it is? In this episode, we answer all of these questions and more while enjoying a gorgeous day in the park that is the Hollywood Bowl.


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Architect Schmarketect - Episode 3: Case Study House Program

For everyone who has heard of the Case Study House program, but never really understood what it refers to, Tamar and I break it break it down for you, and then zero in on 3 particular homes from that famous experiment in residential architecture.


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An Historic Hacienda by Wallace Neff in Palm Springs

Let’s head two hours east of L.A. for a spell. You guessed it, Palm Springs. No doubt you’ve heard that this desert oasis has been transforming into one of the hottest real estate markets in Southern California. And the truth is, this new boom is really just beginning. 

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A Miesian Oasis: The Moore House by Craig Ellwood

When evaluating a property, one really ought to consider the entire package: the neighborhood, the site, the views, the grounds, and of course, the house. And in this case, the house alone is more than worthy of a blog post, simply because of its architectural pedigree.

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Samuel Novarro House by Lloyd Wright

Right on the heels of the listing of the Sowden House in Los Feliz a few weeks ago comes another fantastic listing of a significant Lloyd Wright home. This time it’s the Samuel Novarro House in The Oaks, that exclusive neighborhood of hilly, winding streets at the western end of Los Feliz.

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Sowden House by Lloyd Wright in Los Feliz

Anyone that has driven along Franklin Avenue in Los Feliz has surely noticed the presence of the Sowden House by Lloyd Wright. Even if one doesn’t recognize it from the many films, tv shows and commercials that it’s appeared in (notably The Aviator and The Rocketeer), it’s clear from the home’s striking façade that something special awaits within. And for all the folks that have wished they might get a chance to see the inside and, perhaps, buy the house, now is your chance.

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