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A Quintessential Eichler in Granada Hills

A Quintessential Eichler in Granada Hills

Few housing developments bear a signature as distinctive as those by Joseph Eichler, who built over 11,000 homes from 1950-1974. Three of those developments are in SoCal, and only one is in LA County.

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A Miesian Oasis: The Moore House by Craig Ellwood

A Miesian Oasis: The Moore House by Craig Ellwood

When evaluating a property, one really ought to consider the entire package: neighborhood, site, views, grounds, and of course, the house. In this case, the house alone is more than worthy of a blog post.

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A Spacious And Lovable Craftsman at the Foot of Mount Washington

A Spacious And Lovable Craftsman at the Foot of Mount Washington

Jiminy cricket! Come check out this house in person and I guarantee your stay will be longer than your typical open house. This is true in part simply because it’s huge. With 3 floors and 4,746 square feet of living space, there’s a heck of a lot of house to see.

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Alden Schwimmer Residence by John Lautner in Beverly Hills

Alden Schwimmer Residence by John Lautner in Beverly Hills

Boy, oh boy. Talk about a phenomenal use of a parcel of land. Maybe the best way to begin appreciating the Alden Schwimmer Residence by John Lautner is to jump to the bottom of this post and check out the satellite view of the property. 

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Wirin House by Richard Neutra in Los Feliz

Wirin House by Richard Neutra in Los Feliz

Yesterday, for the second time in a week, a Neutra home hit the market on the eastside. This time it’s the Alpha Wirin Residence in Los Feliz and it’s a sterling restoration guided by Mark Haddawy.

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The Kambara Residence by Richard Neutra

The Kambara Residence by Richard Neutra

Thanks to a traffic light installed on Silver Lake Boulevard making it safe to walk to/from the meadow, it’s virtually impossible for drivers and pedestrians to not notice the magnificent Neutra VDL Studio and Residence located precisely at the crossing point.

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Landmark Los Feliz Estate That Has It All

Landmark Los Feliz Estate That Has It All

The hills of Los Feliz are filled with countless Spanish and Mediterranean style homes and many of them are absolute gems. And among those gems are a few diamonds. This is one of them. Here is a home that truly has it all and I love it. 

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Johnson Residence by Harwell Hamilton Harris

Johnson Residence by Harwell Hamilton Harris

Say hello to the Johnson Residence by Harwell Hamilton Harris. One of the things that I love about Harris is how varied his home designs were. But one thing you’ll be sure to find in every project is a careful use of materials and spaces that are elegant and fluid.

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Reinhabit Reinvents a Hollywood Hills Midcentury

Reinhabit Reinvents a Hollywood Hills Midcentury

Prepare yourself to be seduced. Sited on a bluff and tucked away behind an artful gate at the end of a long driveway is this beautifully re-imagined post-and-beam midcentury home with 270-degree views that will take your breath away and leave you inspired.

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Architectural Dazzler in Mid-Wilshire

Architectural Dazzler in Mid-Wilshire

A great way to get a sense of architects’ ideas and creativity is to see the homes they build for themselves.  A shining example of that (literally and figuratively) is this stunning new listing in Mid-Wilshire designed by architects Linda Pollari and Robert Somol. 

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