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

Terrific Twofer! Buy 2 Architectural Masterpieces for the Price of 1

By Lisa Johnson Mandell It’s rare to find an architectural masterpiece available for an accessible price, and rarer still to find two masterpieces on the same lot for one low price. But it’s a current reality at the hillside property known as the J.J. Mulvihill house, now on the market for $1.59 million. The property… 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

Open House Obsession: Living The Old School Life In Pasadena, $3.6M

By Philip Ferrato Where: 601 S. Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena When: Saturday and Sunday May 12 and 13 from 2:00pm-5:00pm both days Asking: $3,599,000 What: A grand 7-bed, 6-bath mansion in one of Pasadena’s grandest neighborhoods, dubbed “The Mrs. Harriet Gray Estate” after its original owner, the wealthy Los Angeles widow who built it in 1924 soon after her… Keep reading

The Perfect Pasadena Post+Beam, $1.7M

By Philip Ferrato Where: 1695 Poppy Peak Drive, Pasadena When: Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13, 2:00pm-4:00pm both days Asking: $1,695,000 minimum bid What: An early Post+Beam by Buff, Straub + Hensman overlooking a canyon, this c.1957 property, known as the Thomson Residence, was honored by the City of Pasadena in 2012 for its… Keep reading

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