MID CENTURY MODERN HOMES

Searching for Mid-Century Modern homes for sale in Los Angeles? There’s no denying the allure of a classic Mid-Century Modern home. With their clean minimalist aesthetic, emphasis on bringing the outdoors in, post and beam construction, open living areas and monochromatic exteriors with pops of color, there is a lot to love.

Infused with bright light via large windows, they provide access to spectacular Los Angeles views and perfectly fit the Southern California lifestyle. The Case Study Program celebrated the architectural design of some of these groundbreaking homes. Architects, Richard Neutra, Pierre Koenig, J.R. Davidson, Thornton M. Abell, Charles Eames, Eero Saarinen, Craig Ellwood, Rodney Walker, Raphael Soriano, Buff and Hensman and Killingsworth, Brady and Smith (in Long Beach) defined the modernist mecca in our city. Mid Century Modern homes for sale usually sell quickly. If you have been consciously craving a Mid-Century Modern home, (you know who you are) maybe it’s time to find one.

Classic Mid Century Modern Sunset Strip Home

Mid Century Modern Sunset Strip home with pool

Classic Mid Century Modern Sunset Strip home in a coveted location, above the Chateau Marmont on the Sunset Strip. This clean-lined architectural property is light and bright. Wrapping around a sparkling freeform saltwater pool, with views of the city and beyond, this is what California living is all about.

The sophisticated open plan living room boasts a floor to ceiling fireplace and wide plank white oak flooring.

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Chic Mid-Century Beachwood Canyon Ranch Home

Chic Mid-Century meets California Ranch view home in Beachwood Canyon. A quick moment up the hill from the famous Beachwood Cafe sits this lovely two-story Beachwood Canyon Ranch home. 

Mid-Century Beachwood Canyon Ranch home

Exposed beams, hardwood floors and large picture windows allowing ample light set the mood for this canyon retreat. The upstairs contains a living room adjacent to a large size den to compliment the need for both formal and relaxed settings.

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Classic Laurel Canyon Mid Century Home

Stunning classic Laurel Canyon Mid Century home. The property was originally envisioned by California artist Jean Edelstein with Architect David Crompton, circa 1962. The work of landscape architect Garrett Eckbo, widely regarded as the father of Modern landscape architecture, lives in harmony with the structure of the home.

Laurel Canyon Mid Century Home - Living room

The open plan living space showcases deliberate simplicity, clean lines and celebrates everything loved about the era’s ability to create an indoor/outdoor living connection. Multiple walls of glass open up to the lush verdant garden.

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The Mayos Residence – Fryman Estates
Paul Laszlo Designed Home

fryman-estates-home

The Mayos Residence – Elegance by a Master of Design from a bygone era. In 1946 the Mayos commissioned Architect Paul Laszlo to reimagine their Fryman Estates home and transform it into a shining example of modernism and luxury. This property is on the market for only the second time. Notable mid-century photographer Julius Shulman not only photographed the home but was invited over socially by both sets of owners. Many of the original Laszlo designed details are intact.

The formal entryway opens to an expansive living room featuring a 1940s custom curvilinear mirror by Carvarts over the fireplace. The sizable step-up dining room currently houses an original Laszlo dining set and is highlighted by a “neon-lighted drop ceiling.”

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The Deutsch Residence – Hollywood Hills
John Lautner Home

 Hollywood Hills John Lautner Home - The Deutsch Residence

The Deutsch Residence, Hollywood Hills John Lautner home, 1954. The sleek personification of Lautner’s early work is showcased in this mid-century modern Hollywood Hills home. Dramatic angles and buff brick-clad walls welcome you into the open floor plan interior space.  

 Hollywood Hills John Lautner Home - Fireplace

Celebrating Lautner’s attention to detail the living room introduces soaring ceilings, teak paneling and custom built-ins crafted by a Lautner master, builder extraordinaire, John de la Vaux – known for his excellence in boatbuilding.

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