hollywood hills

David and Tamar Dish on L.A. (and each other)

David and Tamar Dish on L.A. (and each other)

David Kubiczky and Tamar Kagan talk about living in Los Angeles, real estate, architecture, and working with one another.

read more
1920 1080 David Kubiczky
Coach House Comfort in the Hollywood Hills

Coach House Comfort in the Hollywood Hills

Whether it’s a grand lodge in Yosemite National Park or a log home that your great-grandparents built by hand as a weekend getaway, there’s an inherent sense of comfort that emanates from a cabin-style home that’s been around for 100 years.

read more
620 380 David Kubiczky
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.

read more
640 427 David Kubiczky
Mid-Century With a Googie Vibe in the Hollywood Hills

Mid-Century With a Googie Vibe in the Hollywood Hills

Googie architecture, with its acute angles and freeform shapes, found its start and flourished in spectacular fashion throughout Los Angeles in the 40’s and 50’s primarily in commercial structures like diners, gas stations, motels and drive-ins. But there are also plenty of residential designs that incorporate many of the same elements.

read more
620 413 David Kubiczky
Case Study #17 Reborn

Case Study #17 Reborn

Case Study #17 was built was designed by Rodney Walker in 1947. Be warned, though. If you are excited by the prospect of finding a well-preserved example of the Case Study program, this is not it. What you will find, however, is a stunning contemporary home,…

read more
640 423 David Kubiczky
Artful Mid-Century in the Hollywood Hills

Artful Mid-Century in the Hollywood Hills

A home’s merits are often, and rightfully, attributed to the architect that designed it. But there are also homes whose wonder can be attributed to those that inhabited them. I don’t know if I’ve ever come across a home that made better use of its space, both indoors and out, than this one and does so in a manner that is practical, interesting, and artful.

read more
620 413 David Kubiczky
Brentwood Mid-Century Awaits Your Touch

Brentwood Mid-Century Awaits Your Touch

For all of you mid-century modern hunters hoping to find a home with great bones but with room for some updating, where you can apply your magical design touch and bring the house into the 21st century, this new listing in Brentwood is ripe fruit waiting to be picked. What makes this home great is that even as is, it’s not just livable, it’s quite splendid.

read more
620 413 David Kubiczky
A Bungalow in Ivanhoe!

A Bungalow in Ivanhoe!

Calling all Eastsiders, especially those with elementary school-aged kids! Here’s the place you’ve been waiting for. Three bedrooms, two baths, a good size lot with a gentle slope, zoned to Ivanhoe Elementary and it’s priced at $839K. And on top of all those must-have items, the house just oozes with character.

read more
620 412 David Kubiczky
Brilliant Mid-Century Remodel in Upper Nichols Canyon

Brilliant Mid-Century Remodel in Upper Nichols Canyon

Back in September to 2012 I blogged about a midcentury fixer in The Colony neighborhood of Upper Nichols Canyon in the Hollywood Hills and described it as a diamond in the rough, anticipating that a developer would scoop it up and transform it into something special.

read more
620 412 David Kubiczky
Sumptuous Mid-Century by Harold B. Zook in San Marino

Sumptuous Mid-Century by Harold B. Zook in San Marino

Earlier this year I posted about a mid-century diamond in the rough in the Hollywood Hills by architects Harold Bissner and Harold B. Zook. Well, another home designed by Harold Zook just hit the market. This time it’s in San Marino and this one is a lot more diamond than rough. In fact, it’s downright fantastic.

read more
620 413 David Kubiczky
Start Typing