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The Straub Residence (nearly).

The Straub Residence (nearly).

I quality restorations and this is one that truly warrants attention for its achievement. Designed as the personal residence of Calvin Straub, this home endured some unfortunate remodeling changes over the years. Fortunately, the current owners…

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The Frank Residence by Buff, Straub & Hensman

The Frank Residence by Buff, Straub & Hensman

This house is so appealing one can easily imagine it being featured on the cover a magazine, architectural or otherwise. And it wouldn’t be a surprise if it was featured in 1957 or 2019. It’s that beautiful.

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Rock Hudson Pied-A-Terre in Studio City Hills
Exterior view of home and pool.

Rock Hudson Pied-A-Terre in Studio City Hills

If you owned this property, I guarantee no one would ever walk into the house and not say “wow”. Sure, the Hollywood pedigree of being Rock Hudson’s little hideaway is a great storyline. But the reason he…

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The Lechner House by RM Schindler: Perfection Revisited

The Lechner House by RM Schindler: Perfection Revisited

From the photos, you may think: “wow, what a great midcentury time-capsule!” But you’d be mistaken. This is a decade of restoration by a dedicated owner, who is also an accomplished designer.

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A De-Lovely Spanish Hacienda by Milton J. Black

A De-Lovely Spanish Hacienda by Milton J. Black

Tucked away at the end of a winding road in the hills of Woodland Hills is this surprising and utterly fantastic find. This 1930 Spanish Hacienda by architect Milton J. Black has so much going for it, it’s kinda ridiculous.

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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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A Beverly Hills Home Perfectly Suited for a ‘Sherwood Forest’ Address

A Beverly Hills Home Perfectly Suited for a ‘Sherwood Forest’ Address

You know when you see something, and you know it’s your dream-something? This is one of the most unique properties I’ve seen in LA. It sits inside a canyon and feels like mother nature herself made it.

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Roland Russell House in Pasadena

Roland Russell House in Pasadena

A popular design element in midcentury modern architecture is the butterfly roof. It’s perhaps a little more common to find this feature on commercial structures than on residences. And I’m not sure why that is because I, for one, love the look of it.

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The Stone Residence by Donald G. Park, AIA

The Stone Residence by Donald G. Park, AIA

I know there are still 3 months remaining in the year, but I’m going out on a limb and declaring that this is my favorite listing of the year. Friends might say this is due to the fact that I’ve coveted it for years.

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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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