Posts tagged buff straub and hensman
The Straub Residence (nearly).

I love me some quality restorations and this is one that truly warrants attention for its outstanding achievement. Designed as the personal residence of Calvin Straub, (though he did not end up living in it) this home went through some very unfortunate remodeling and design changes over the years, but the current owners very meticulously returned it to its original design.

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The Frank Residence by Buff, Straub & Hensman

This is the sort of house that has so much appeal you can easily imagine it being featured on the cover of any number of magazines, architectural or otherwise. And it wouldn’t be a surprise for the date of the magazine to be 1957, 1987, or 2019. It’s just that beautiful.  

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Thomson Residence - Buff, Straub & Hensman

2013 has been off to an excellent start with regard to choice architectural properties hitting the market and I love this one that was just listed yesterday. Built in 1957, one year before their well-known Case Study House #20 (a.k.a Bailey House), the Thomson Residence by Buff, Straub, and Hensman is a beautiful example of the innovative post and beam designs that were a signature of the Pasadena based firm in the 1950’s.

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