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The Ohara Residence in Silver Lake by Richard Neutra, 1959
The Ohara Residence by Richard Neutra, 1959.

The Ohara Residence in Silver Lake by Richard Neutra, 1959

With the exception of tract developments by the likes of Charles Dubois, or Palmer and Krisel, it’s not a very common occurence that one gets the chance to survey a collection of works by a single architect concentrated into a very small area. In fact, it’s rare.

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The Magic of Conceptualization

The Magic of Conceptualization

Step inside a home where ideas drenched in non-conformity are woven into the fabric of its design. If one took elements of MidCentury, Craftsman, Southwest Adobe and Contemporary design and threw them in a blender, you might end up with this.

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A Premier Hilltop Property in Silver Lake

A Premier Hilltop Property in Silver Lake

If you’re going to live in the hills, you may as well live at the top. Sited upon nearly 1/2 acre of prime hilltop on one of Silver Lake’s finest streets, this immaculate East Coast Traditional with spectacular views…

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The Reiner-Burchill Residence (aka Silvertop) by John Lautner

The Reiner-Burchill Residence (aka Silvertop) by John Lautner

Well, well, well. For architecture buffs and especially those with deep pockets who’ve been waiting for a bona fide mid-century masterpiece, here’s one that was worth the wait. And a very long wait it’s been. 

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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.

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Delightful Spanish in Silver Lake

Delightful Spanish in Silver Lake

I always say that if you can hit 80% of the items on your home-buying wish list, it’s probably worth making an offer. I think this new listing has a good chance of passing that test. Silver Lake? Check. Close to the reservoir? Check. (Practically within spitting distance). Updated? Check. Three bedrooms and two baths? Check. And finally…

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Streamline Moderne Duplex in Silver Lake

Streamline Moderne Duplex in Silver Lake

What’s better than finding a great income property in prime Silver Lake? How about finding one that’s designed in a curvy Streamline Moderne style and comes with a huge lot, which can be built upon. This new trust sale listing on Descanso Drive is just that.

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A Condo Classic: The Avenel Coop by Gregory Ain

A Condo Classic: The Avenel Coop by Gregory Ain

The Avenel Cooperative Housing Project by Gregory Ain in Silver Lake is a 10-unit complex of modest sized homes that are as rich in character as they are in their history. Built in 1947, Ain employed innovative design ideas to provide maximum flexibility and openness of the living space – both indoors and out.

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Lovely Bones in Silver Lake

Lovely Bones in Silver Lake

If you’ve heard the expression “it has great bones”, but weren’t really sure what that meant, look no further than this new listing in Silver Lake. This 6 BR / 4 BA Traditional has all the things going for it that will allow a buyer to transform it into a jaw-dropping stunner. Check out the photos and let the imagination of your inner designer run wild.

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A Shining Tudor in Silver Lake

A Shining Tudor in Silver Lake

Often the perceived quality of a remodeled home is associated with the degree to which the updated home maintains its original features and character. This is particularly true the older the home is. But what I’m a huge fan of is when a remodel simultaneously maintains the home’s original character while seamlessly embracing contemporary elements. That’s precisely what this new listing on Waverly Drive in Silver Lake accomplishes in a big way.

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