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Perched just a stone’s throw away from the reservoir’s southwest perimeter, this remodeled Post & Beam gem is not to be missed if you are looking to buy in Silver Lake.

2001 Balmer Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90039   $1,099,000   3 BR,   3 BA
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With the seemingly ever-increasing demand for mid-century modern, it’s always nice when a home comes on the market that has that ‘special something’, is in turn-key condition, and is under a...

16140 Dickens St, Encino, CA 91436   $995,000   3 BR,   3 BA
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 Blog, Mid-Century, Encino, Valley

From the 1930’s to 1950’s, developer-builders Elwain Steinkamp and William T. Richardson built lovely middle-class homes in Los Angeles, many of which can be found in the Crestview neighborhood....

1845 Holt Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90035   $839,000   2 BR,   2 BA
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 Blog, Architect's Corner, Elwain Steinkamp, Crestiview

Simple lines, simply beautiful. That’s the essence of what you’ll find in the Linn Residence by Richard Neutra in the Hollywood Hills. Neutra fans may recall that the home was sold just last year...

7820 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90046   $2,795,000   3 BR,   3 BA
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This past weekend my favorite annual design event took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Dwell on Design is a conference that features products, architects, designers, technology, art...

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For anyone looking for a mid-century home in the Hollywood hills that they can put their own thumbprint upon, here is your chance. Built in 1947, this home is one of the original cottages built...

7681 Willow Glen Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90046   $975,000   1 BR,   2 BA
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For anyone that may have been on vacation last week and therefore not checking in on their daily search for great mid-century homes, this beautifully restored home by architects Buff &...

3584 Multiview Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068   $1,795,000   3 BR,   3.5 BA
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 Blog, Buff, Straub & Hensman, Mid-Century, Architect's Corner

If you happen to be shopping for a 4 BR / 4 BA home in the Hollywood Hills, don’t rely on comparables when considering the asking price for this home - because John Lautner’s work is incomparable...

8530 Hedges Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90069   $7,995,000   4 BR,   4 BA
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It's not often that I select properties out of the L.A. area to write about, but after getting the opportunity to see this one, I couldn't help myself. Only about an hour away from the city, you...

1711 E. Ocean Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92661   $3,759,000   4 BR,   5 BA
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 Blog, Beaches, Newport Beach, Mediterranean

If Apple Corporation ever decided to try their hand at residential design, I have a feeling their work might look something like this sleek and sexy new listing in the Hollywood Hills. With clean...

7711 Flynn Ranch Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90046   $7,900,000   5 BR,   7 BA
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 Blog, Architectural, Hollywood Hills, Architect's Corner