A picture-perfect example of the Palm Springs mid-century aesthetic, this modern home has been updated for today's lifestyle. The floor to ceiling double front doors open to walls of glass and an exquisitely minimalist design throughout. Don't take our word for it, you can read about the home in Elle Decor.
HOLLYWOOD HILLS THE RUBIN RESIDENCE BY RICHARD FRAZER
Rising Glen strikes again! This is one of our favorite streets for architectural properties. He's a 1956 vintage condition Mid Century Home by architect Richard Frazer. It's in need of a little love, but aren't we all? The "Rubin Residence'', built in 1956 by Richard Frazer is now available for the first time in 67 years. Tucked away on a private cul-de-sac on over a half-acre lot, this home is surrounded by lush greenery, providing ultimate privacy and seclusion.
RUSTIC CANYON CASE STUDY THORNTON ABELL
Rustic Canyon has its share of architectural homes. This modern home was originally designed by Thornton Abell in 1951. It's been renovated and expanded to meet the needs of today. Moments from the beach is always a plus in our book.
HOLLYWOOD HILLS CASE STUDY BIRD STREETS HOME
"First time on the market" has got to be one of our favorite phrases in selling architectural homes. Case Study architect Whitney R Smith along with his partner Wayne Richard Williams were commissioned to build this Bird Streets home circa 1949. It does appear that original details like the gorgeous wood paneling and Japanese screens have been well preserved. Let's hope the buyer takes on the stewardship in preserving this house.
GLENDALE LLOYD WRIGHT THE DERBY HOUSE
Modern Living LA is happy to extend our congratulations to our buyer on this special and notable architectural home by Lloyd Wright. The Derby House is one of the architect's most recognized properties. The house has found its perfect steward as it needs a reasonable amount of restoration. It’s now it good hands.
PASADENA BUFF AND HENSMAN THE SALTMAN RESIDENCE
When we think post and beam, Buff and Hensman are usually the first to come to mind. Here's a fine example from them in Pasadena. The Saltman Residence, 1962. Built by Buff and Hensman and thoughtfully restored and updated by the current owners this quintessential California home has all the character of a Post and Beam with today's modern conveniences.
LOS FELIZ RAPHAEL SORIANO THE LUKENS HOME
We have a special place in our hearts for the architect Raphael Soriano. Having recently sold the Gogol house in Los Feliz, we're excited that another gem has hit the market. The Lukens Home in Jefferson Park. This International Style home evokes the machine age minimal aesthetic popularized by the Bauhaus movement. This home should soon have another owner to appreciate its everlasting design.
WOODLAND HILLS RICHARD NEUTRA J.N. BALDWIN HOUSE
Woodland Hills Richard Neutra J.N. Baldwin House
LOS FELIZ HISTORIC DREAM HOUSE
On the checklist for the dream house in Los Feliz: a city of garden gnomes - check, multiple peacocks - check, sasquatch - check, a gorgeous French Normandy house with some original features and exquisite updates - check. And the meticulously manicured landscaping is breathtaking.