Posts tagged pasadena
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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1912 Craftsman with Modern Studio in Pasadena

The classic California Bungalow, a staple of the Arts & Crafts movement, was wildly popular in the early 1900’s and for good reason. Besides the quality of construction, their timeless style exudes a warmth and comfort unmatched in architectural design. Set on a street of bungalows, this particular one stands out thanks in part to the beautiful gardens that front it.

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The Wilbur House by Gordon Kaufmann in Pasadena

If a home could be described as having gravitas, that’s how I would describe the Wilbur House by Gordon Kaufmann. This sprawling 6 BR / 6 BA Mediterranean villa perched on a knoll overlooking the Annandale golf course is an old-world stunner. This unique residence is a member of the Alta Rafael Association, a private community of architecturally significant properties.

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