A 1958 midcentury classic by Ray Kappe lists for $2.2M

By Tish Wrigley SCI-Arc founder Ray Kappe’s debut commission has landed on the market for the first time in a decade. The Waymire Residence was built in Los Angeles in 1958 and is set over 1,906 sq ft. Its pitched floor-to-ceiling windows offer a panoramic sweep over Los Angeles, from Downtown to Century City to the Getty… Keep reading

Sexy midcentury modern by Ray Kappe on the market in Baldwin Hills for $2.2M

By Pauline O’Connor If you were thinking of making a bid on Naples Island’s Stoner House, tough luck—the waterfront property reworked by the brilliant Ray Kappe in 1955 is now pending sale. But stepping up to fill the Kappe gap is a sharp midcentury modern in Baldwin Hills known as the Waymire House. One of the SCI-Arc co-founder’s earliest commissions,… Keep reading

South L.A. Real Estate Heats Up With a New Hollywood Generation

By Peter Kiefer Why now? It’s a question that mystifies longtime residents of Baldwin Hills (often referred to as the “Black Beverly Hills”) and its surrounding South L.A. neighborhoods — Ladera Heights, View Park, Windsor Hills and Leimert Park — that are now seeing double-digit annual price jumps in their historic homes and an influx of… Keep reading

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