A Picture Perfect Mid-Century in Pasadena Lists for $2.3M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo The plans for this post-and-beam construction were featured in the May 1950 edition of “Arts & Architecture Magazine.” Known as the Robert Smith Residence, 320 San Miguel Road was built by architects Eugene Weston and Douglas Byles in 1951, after the plans for the home were published in the May 1950… Keep reading

Here’s what $1.79M buys in Los Angeles

By Jenna Chandler Musicians Lourdes Hernández and Zach Leigh, the couple behind event venue The Ruby Street in Highland Park, are looking to sell a 1920s Mediterranean-style “cottage” that they’ve overhauled over the past two years. Featured in Domino and the Spanish edition of Architectural Digest, the home now sports oak floors in a herringbone pattern, Smeg appliances, recessed lighting and… Keep reading

Oil Heiress Aileen Getty Buys James Valentine’s Midcentury Modern

By James McClain When Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine put his glossy midcentury modern residence — provocatively and aptly known as the Steel House — on the market in September, the steel-and-glass pavilion generated widespread publicity, with real estate publications nationwide fawning over the sleekly restored showplace. Qualified buyers flocked to the residence, which subsequently quickly sold in just… Keep reading

Landmarked courtyard complex in Hollywood by Craig Ellwood seeks $3.25M

By Pauline O’Connor Up for sale for the first time in 15 years is Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument No. 801, Craig Ellwood’s Courtyard Apartments. Located in the heart of Hollywood at 1570 La Baig Avenue, a block or so east of NeueHouse, the complex was commissioned by television producer and host Roy Maypole, and earned the Case Study House designer… Keep reading

Lourdes Hernández lists hip Mediterranean home in Los Feliz

By Neal J. Leitereg Indie-folk singer and artist Lourdes Hernández has put her Mediterranean-style home in Los Feliz up for sale at $1.885 million. Found down the street from the infamous LaBianca house, the 1925-built residence has been extensively updated by the artist during her two years of ownership. Among details of note are white-painted… Keep reading

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