A 1958 Midcentury With Stunning L.A. Views Lists For $2.2M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo On the market for the first time in 10 years, this classic midcentury home was architect Ray Kappe’s first commission. Designed in 1958 by Los Angeles architect and SCI-Arc founder Ray Kappe, the Waymire Residence is a stunning example of classic midcentury style. With sweeping city views and much of its original character… Keep reading

Craig Ellwood’s Iconic Smith House in L.A. Is Listed For $3M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Here is your chance to live in an iconic work of art. Originally constructed in 1958 by influential modernist architect Craig Ellwood, the Smith House has been recently restored under the guidance of James Tyler, FAIA in 2018.  Now, this striking midcentury abode has hit the market for $3,000,000. A showcase of… Keep reading

This A. Quincy Jones–Designed Midcentury Lists For $2.77M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Featuring sweeping ocean and city views—and a cool midcentury sense of style—this historic home is now on the market. Located in the Santa Monica Mountains near Los Angeles, this historic property was originally designed in 1950 by A. Quincy Jones FAIA, and is one of the best surviving examples of the… Keep reading

A Southern Californian Midcentury With Japanese Influences Asks $3.13M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Floor-to-ceiling windows allow light and garden views to saturate this post-and-beam midcentury in Pasadena, California. Designed in 1960 by architect Hideo Matsunaga, this midcentury post-and-beam is set behind a gated stone wall and overlooks private, garden grounds. The home incorporates Japanese design elements throughout, with walls of glass providing gorgeous views of the surrounding… Keep reading

Mad Men Producer Puts His Pasadena Midcentury Up For Auction Starting at $1.7M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo The newly remodeled home of producer and director Scott Hornbacher goes on bid Saturday, May 19th, and we have a feeling the auction won’t last long. Built in 1957 by Case Study architects Buff, Straub, and Hensman, the Thomson Residence has been widely published as an important example of the architects’ early… Keep reading

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