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A Modern Mission in the Oaks of Los Feliz
View of home in the Hollywood Hills at dusk.

A Modern Mission in the Oaks of Los Feliz

Trust me, a tour of this home will make your heart flutter. The list of things that I love about this Mission-inspired home is long, but it starts with the basics. That is, this home is eminently livable. Designed by June Street Architecture, the attention to detail is second to none.

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The Duckett Residence, 1964 – Vernon F. Duckett, A.I.A
Front of the Duckett Residence illuminated at dusk.

The Duckett Residence, 1964 – Vernon F. Duckett, A.I.A

For the second time this year, there is a home on the market that was the home of the architect himself. Previously, it was Pierre Koenig’s. The architect this time does not have that sort of name recognition. In fact, I hadn’t even heard of Vernon Duckett. But the beauty of this home is a testament to his skill.

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Architect Schmarketect – Episode 6: Lloyd Wright

Architect Schmarketect – Episode 6: Lloyd Wright

If anyone ever had big shoes to fill, it was Lloyd Wright – the son of Frank. David and Tamar chat about all things Lloyd Wright in SoCal, including a fantastic property currently on the market.

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A. Quincy Jones Studio For Rent in Hollywood HIlls

A. Quincy Jones Studio For Rent in Hollywood HIlls

If you have an appreciation for the history of midcentury architecture in SoCal, this is the former studio of A. Quincy Jones and his wife Ruth Schneider – their first after getting their degrees in architecture.

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Architect Schmarketect – Episode 5: The Hollywood Bowl

Architect Schmarketect – Episode 5: The Hollywood Bowl

Everyone knows the Hollywood Bowl. But do you know who designed it? Or how many there’ve been? We answer these questions and more, all while enjoying a gorgeous day in the park that is the Bowl.

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Architect Schmarketect – Episode 4: Palmer & Krisel

Architect Schmarketect – Episode 4: Palmer & Krisel

David and Tamar take a dive into a fantastic little pocket of Woodland Hills called Corbin Palms, which was built by the Alexander Construction Company and designed by Dan Palmer and William Krisel. 

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A Summer of Sales in 60 seconds…

A Summer of Sales in 60 seconds…

Man, this summer flew by in what feels like the blink of an eye! And while some might say the real estate market has been cooling off, that’s definitely not the case from where I’m standing. Here’s what happened for me this summer, recapped in 60 seconds…

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Architect Schmarketect – Episode 3: Case Study House Program

Architect Schmarketect – Episode 3: Case Study House Program

If you’ve heard of the Case Study House program, but never understood what it refers to, Tamar and I break it break it down and then zero in on 3 homes from that famous experiment in residential architecture.

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Architect Schmarketect: Teaser

Architect Schmarketect: Teaser

David and Tamar introduce the topic of the next episode of Architect Schmarketect. It’s something most people have heard of, but don’t know the full scoop. 

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The Hammerman House by Richard Neutra in Bel Air

The Hammerman House by Richard Neutra in Bel Air

If you are a fan of Neutra’s work, one of the things that you’ll immediately notice about the Hammerman House (in addition to its beauty) is its size. With 4,315 square feet of living space, this is on the larger end of the spectrum of homes designed by Neutra.

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