Hilltop home made of redwood and glass asking $2.4M in Sherman Oaks

By Pauline O’Connor  Located just east of the 80-acre Deervale-Stone Canyon Park, this Sherman Oaks residence was originally built by the great Ray Kappe in 1961, and then rebuilt by the SCI-Arc founder three decades later, following the devastating Northridge earthquake. The Japanese-influenced modern—constructed from clear heart redwood, timber beams, red brick, and glass—measures 2,987 square feet, a significant portion of… Keep reading

5 Los Angeles Open Houses You Can Tour Virtually

By Pauline O’Connor 999 Buckingham Place, Pasadena 91105 Specs: 4 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms; 3,387 square feet Asking price: $2.997 million Description: Sharing a small cul-de-sac street in the South Arroyo neighborhood with just two other properties, this walled residence was built in the early ’80s by Buff, Smith and Hensman. Distinctive features include double entry doors flanked by… Keep reading

5 Los Angeles Open Houses You Can Tour Virtually

By Pauline O’Connor With “safer-at-home” mandates in effect throughout Los Angeles County, open houses are out, video and 3D virtual tours are in. Come along with us for a virtual stroll through five new listings, including a romantic 1920s Spanish hacienda in Altadena, a handsome shingled Craftsman in Windsor Square, and a quirky Old West-flavored… Keep reading

Perfectly Preserved Mid-Century Modern Asking $2.2M in Pasadena

By Pauline O’Connor It’s already a fairly unusual occurrence when a home in Pasadena’s small gated community of North Kinneloa Ranch comes on the market, but in the case of this particular residence, it’s extraordinarily so. Designed by architect John F. Galbraith in 1956, it was originally the family residence of Melvin Knoll, a pharmacist. In 1963, Knoll… Keep reading

5 Los Angeles open houses you can tour virtually

By Pauline O’Connor 2500 Panorama Terrace, Silver Lake, 90039 Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,740 square feet Asking price: $1.495 million Description: Nestled into the Silver Lake hills just east of Hyperion Avenue, this updated 1939 traditional features hardwood and slate floors, a formal dining room with wainscoting, pocket Fleetwood doors, and a kitchen designed by the home’s… Keep reading

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