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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...

17013 Lisette St, Granada Hills, CA 91344   $750,000   5 BR,   2 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Mid-Century, Joseph Eichler

A couple years ago I blogged about the Hollywood High Tower, a campanile style elevator tower...

2175 Broadview Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90068   $1,159,000   2 BR,   2 BA
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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...

4791 Bonvue Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027   $2,995,000   3 BR,   2 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Mid-Century, Craig Ellwood

Let’s say you’re on the fence about whether you want to plant your roots in SoCal’s beachfront bohemian capitol, otherwise known as Venice, or the über charming Ocean Park neighborhood of Santa...

209 Rennie Ave, Venice, CA 90291   $1,849,000   3 BR,   2 BA
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 Blog, Venice, Spanish, Bungalow

Jiminy cricket! Come check out this house in person and I guarantee your stay will be longer than your typical open house. This is true in part simply because it’s huge. With 3 floors and 4,746...

904 Mayo St, Los Angeles, CA 90042   $1,100,000   6 BR,   3 BA
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Trust me, a tour of this home will make your heart flutter. The list of things that I love about this Mission-inspired home is long, but it starts with the basics. That is, this home is eminently...

5500 Tuxedo Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90068   $4,750,000   4 BR,   4 BA
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 Blog, Hollywood Hills, Architectural, Los Feliz

Boy, oh boy. Talk about a phenomenal use of a parcel of land. Maybe the best way to begin appreciating the Alden Schwimmer Residence by John Lautner is to jump to the bottom of this post and...

1435 Bella Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210   $21,000,000   5 BR,   6 BA
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Yesterday, for the second time in a week, a Neutra home hit the market on the eastside. This time it’s the Alpha Wirin Residence in Los Feliz and it’s a sterling restoration guided by Mark...

2622 Glendower Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027   $4,500,000   2 BR,   3 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Richard Neutra, Los Feliz

Thanks to a traffic light that was installed on Silver Lake Boulevard making it safe for folks to get to/from the popular meadow alongside the reservoir, it’s virtually impossible for drivers and...

2232 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039   $2,300,000   4 BR,   3 BA
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The hills of Los Feliz are filled with countless Spanish and Mediterranean style homes and many of them are absolute gems. And among those gems are a few diamonds. This is one of them. Here is a...

2417 Nottingham Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027   $3,495,000   4 BR,   4 BA
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 Blog, Los Feliz, Mediterranean, Architect's Corner