Architect Richard Kearney Designed
Mid-Century Modern Pool Home

Mid Century Modern home designed by architect Richard Kearney

Welcome to this idyllic 1959 mid-century modern home in the hills of Sherman Oaks. Designed by architect Richard Kearney, the home has been in the same family since 1962. Secluded on a promontory up a private drive on a 29,000 + square foot lot, this architectural home is virtually untouched and features many original details.

The stacked block fireplace and expansive open floor plan accent the space and make it a great spot for gathering or relaxing. Parquet floors and clerestory windows adorn the spacious step-down living room offering a tranquil setting looking out to lush vegetation.

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Los Feliz English Tudor Stylishly Reimagined

Los Feliz English Tudor

Los Feliz English Tudor, circa 1926. Property has been reimagined by Best Selling author and HGTV Design Star winner, Emily Henderson. As her personal residence, the property excludes Emily’s classic style and charm with a modern edge. The home has been featured online at People.com as well as in print, Real Simple magazine.

Los Feliz English Tudor, circa 1926

Living room showcases the homes rich history, the expansive space features an abundance of natural light, classic built-ins, a focal point fireplace and a soaring vaulted ceiling,

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ARTFUL TILE FOR A CHARACTER FILLED HOME

Los Angeles’ character-filled classic homes are the perfect place to introduce handmade art tiles into the design mix. Motawi Tileworks, based in Ann Arbor Michigan, specializes in Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts and Midcentury Modern aesthetics – in addition to being licensed to produce tile based on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. These colorful, hand-glazed tile, are created using the centuries-old Cuenca technique, in which glazes are carefully filled into the basins created by raised lines on the surface of the tile. Imagine a fireplace in a Los Feliz Tudor or Hancock Park Craftsman accented with one of the botanical or animal tile designs below. A Silver Lake Midcentury Modern kitchen with a graphic tile backsplash, or an Angelino Heights Victorian bathroom with a pedestal sink and tile clad walls, simply superb! motawi.com/

handmade art tiles

This bold botanical Arts and Crafts design would look right at home in a Craftsman bungalow or classic Victorian era property. Available in three colorways, blue, red and orange.

Influenced by classic patterns of Midcentury design, the Hourglass tile comes in Citrus, China Blue, Stone and Avocado. Makes the perfect kitchen backsplash border accent.

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Superb Sunset Strip Mid Century by Jacob Tracht

Sunset Strip Mid Century with pool

Superb Sunset Strip mid-century by Jacob Tracht, AIA, 1959. The residence is tucked away on one of Los Angeles’ most desirable streets, right off Sunset Blvd. On a private cul-de-sac, the gated property boasts panoramic city views and an oversized 34,000+ sq ft lot complete with a glistening pool and walls of glass.

The expansive raised hearth, stacked stone fireplace provides the pavilion-like open floor plan a stunning focal point. Floor to ceiling expanses of glass open to the lush landscape outside.

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El Cabrillo Historic Hollywood Townhome

Beautiful El Cabrillo Historic Hollywood Townhome

El Cabrillo – Historic Hollywood townhome built in 1928. This Spanish-style courtyard complex embodies the spirit of stylish classic southern California living. Designed by self-taught Arthur & Nina Zwebell, the structure was commissioned by Hollywood mogul, Cecil B. Demille. The swoon-worthy townhome has soaring 20ft beamed ceilings, elegant ironwork, French doors, period sconces and an engraved stone fireplace. The unit also comes with Mills Act tax benefits.

El Cabrillo Historic Hollywood Townhome

The spectacular courtyard centered around an Andalusian-style fountain with arched doorways, colorful tile, multiple balconies, sculptural succulents and lush greenery feels as it were taken straight from a Hollywood movie set.  

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