A Wonderful Pasadena Compound in its Own Oak Grove, $8M

by Phillip Ferrato The globally influential multi-disciplinary design firm rossdesign sometimes flies under the radar, and residential design is just one facet of the firm’s wide-ranging practice. This well-considered and beautifully executed compound near Pasadena’s Rose Bowl is a perfect example of their signature style– a spare but warm minimalism in a setting of native… Keep reading

Rare All-New Compound Up for Grabs in Prestigious Pasadena Enclave

by Wendy Bowman When it comes to outstanding features, this contemporary estate has all the bases covered! Not only is the brand-new house sited in Pasadena’s prestigious Linda Vista neighborhood pocket, but it’s also architecturally interesting from the inside-out and within walking distance of the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium. And now it could be yours,… Keep reading

$1.8M Will Land You This Textbook Mid-Century House in Pasadena, CA

by Sarah Bruder The creative brainchild of the prominent artistic couple Leslie and Nancy Watts, whose pedigrees included professional photography and museum curation in the Pasadena area. Built in 1946 of their own designs with aid from contractors and clear inspiration from Case Study homes of the time. From the street, a powerful slab foundation… Keep reading

USC Sells Frank Lloyd Wright’s Freeman House to Private Buyer — With Agreement That It Be Preserved

By Carolina A. Miranda In 1986, Harriet Press Freeman bequeathed to USC’s School of Architecture the home that she and her husband, Samuel Freeman, had commissioned for themselves back in the ’20s. This was no ordinary house. The 2,800-square-foot structure in the Hollywood Hills had been designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and over the course… Keep reading

6 Sun-Drenched Homes in Los Angeles

Photographer Gray Malin designed this five-bedroom home in Melrose Village’s Design District. The Southern Colonial and coastal-inspired house has living and dining rooms open to a chef’s kitchen with island; principal suite with soaker tub, sitting area, and patio; and roof deck with outdoor kitchen and views of the Hollywood sign. Outside are a front… Keep reading