Tall & Handsome Mid-Century In Beverly Crest Asks $1.4M

By Elijah Chiland Perched above the street on a woodsy lot near Beverly Glen Park, this multi-story midcentury modern home in Beverly Crest was built in 1965 and appears to have been exceptionally well preserved since then. The tall and narrow house sits atop a two-car garage and is surrounded by trees and vegetation. Interior… Keep reading

1949 Harwell Hamilton Harris house in Sierra Madre seeks $1.59M

By Bianca Barragan Perched among the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, this 1940s house by architect and Richard Neutra apprentice Harwell Hamilton Harris features an array of large windows, patios, and walkways from which to enjoy its excellent views. The main house—a three-level, post and beam built in 1949—features skylights, two living rooms, a dining room, brick fireplaces,… Keep reading

Winsome 1932 estate overlooking the Rose Bowl seeks $5.6M

By Bianca Barragan On a quiet cul de sac in Pasadena’s tony Linda Vista neighborhood, this 1932 estate is in a great spot overlooking the Rose Bowl and, in the distance, the San Gabriel Mountains. The residence was designed by Joseph Kucera, a “society architect and specialist in period revival styles” who, according to the listing,… Keep reading

Stately Fallbrook residence by Mead and Requa seeks $1.25M

By Elijah Chiland This elegant residence is well outside the boundaries of Los Angeles, but its designers—Frank Mead and Richard Requa—helped shape the unique architecture of the Southern California region. The two collaborated on several projects in Los Angeles, and Requa oversaw design of both the California Pacific International Exposition in San Diego as well… Keep reading

‘Mad Men’ producer selling fantastic midcentury modern in Pasadena

By Elijah Chiland This extraordinary post and beam residence in Pasadena was built in 1957 and remains in great enough shape that the city honored it with a preservation award in 2012. Designed by the architectural firm of Conrad Buff, Calvin Straub, and Donald Hensman, the house rises two stories and features walls of glass throughout the double-height… Keep reading

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