A Picture Perfect Mid-Century in Pasadena Lists for $2.3M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo The plans for this post-and-beam construction were featured in the May 1950 edition of “Arts & Architecture Magazine.” Known as the Robert Smith Residence, 320 San Miguel Road was built by architects Eugene Weston and Douglas Byles in 1951, after the plans for the home were published in the May 1950… Keep reading

Here Are 20 of the Best Mid-Century Renovations in Palm Springs

By Kate Reggev We’ve gathered 20 of our favorite homes that maintain their mid-century flavor without sacrificing 21st-century modernizations and updates. An Updated Study In Indoor/Outdoor Desert Living Originally built in 1940, this 3,260-square-foot home has undergone a complete redesign, reimagining the property as a midcentury-inspired, contemporary estate. The renovation of the four-bedroom, five-bath residence… Keep reading

A Tree Grows Through the Center Of This Echo Park Rental

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Designed by Simon Storey of Anonymous Architects, you can rent this striking grownup treehouse for $9,000. From the outside, you might not even notice the giant tree growing straight up through the middle of this Echo Park, California home. But once you get inside, the solid trunk shooting up from the… Keep reading

Guess How Much This Mid-Century Home Built By 23 Students Just Sold For

By Kathryn McLamb Built by 23 students at Pasadena City College in California, this mid-century home was celebrated in a public display when construction was completed in 1960. The 1,200-square-foot structure, known as ‘Case Study House #11,’ was then sold via a silent auction and moved from the campus to its current location in nearby… Keep reading

Clad in Black, This Minimalist, Japanese-Inspired Home Asks $1.7M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo This monochromatic home in Southern California stands out for so many reasons. Clad in corrugated cement fiberboard with sleek black exteriors, the Monokuro House cuts a striking figure. Set in a suburban neighborhood in Torrence, California, surrounded traditional single-story residences, the home stands out due to its distinctive facade and its… Keep reading

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