Posts tagged brentwood
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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Warwick Evans House by Frank Lloyd Wright Jr in Brentwood

For fans of the Wright architecture dynasty, especially those who live on the west side, you’ll be happy to learn that the Warwick Evans House by Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr., just came on the market in Brentwood. From a single glance at the exterior you can tell that this home is something special. And indeed, this gorgeous property is chock full of beautiful details on the inside and out.

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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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Brentwood Mid-Century Awaits Your Touch

For all of you mid-century modern hunters hoping to find a home with great bones but with room for some updating, where you can apply your magical design touch and bring the house into the 21st century, this new listing in Brentwood is ripe fruit waiting to be picked. What makes this home great is that even as is, it’s not just livable, it’s quite splendid.

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Sumptuous Mid-Century by Harold B. Zook in San Marino

Earlier this year I posted about a mid-century diamond in the rough in the Hollywood Hills by architects Harold Bissner and Harold B. Zook. Well, another home designed by Harold Zook just hit the market. This time it’s in San Marino and this one is a lot more diamond than rough. In fact, it’s downright fantastic.

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Franks House by Raul Garduno in Brentwood

The Crestwood Hills neighborhood of Brentwood has an abundance of outstanding mid-century modern homes. And while it’s well known for its trove of A. Quincy Jones homes, there are plenty of exceptional homes by other architects to choose from. One fine example is the Franks House by Raul Garduno.

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Warm (Yet Oh-So Cool) Architectural in Brentwood

It’s inspiring when you encounter a home that makes you think the architect was reading your mind regarding the type of space you’d love to live in. This is one of those places. Modern, warm, functional, warm, airy, bright, fun. Yep, this 3 BR / 3.5 BA Brentwood home designed by award-winning architect Lorcan O’Herlily is a great blend of all those things.

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Refined Mid-Century Style in Brentwood

It’s inspiring when you encounter a home that makes you think the architect was reading your mind regarding the type of space you’d love to live in. This is one of those places. Modern, warm, functional, warm, airy, bright, fun. Yep, this 3 BR / 3.5 BA Brentwood home designed by award-winning architect Lorcan O’Herlily is a great blend of all those things.

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A Well-Preserved Mid-Century in Brentwood

Beautifully sited at the northern end of the Crestwood Hills neighborhood in Brentwood is this week’s mid-century surprise. Designed by architect Harold M. Sutton (a name I was heretofor unaware of), this 2 BR / 2.5 BA home quietly catches your eye from the street and then drops your jaw when you enter.

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Nesbitt House by Richard Neutra in Brentwood

Calling all Richard Neutra fans. This brand new listing in Brentwood is definitely one you’ll want to check out. Originally built for John Nesbitt in 1942, this place is particularly interesting (not to mention beautiful) because it’s a bit of a departure in terms of the materials typically found in the modernist homes for which Neutra is widely known.

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