An Architectural View of Los Angeles City Hall

Designed by John Parkinson, John C. Austin, and Albert C. Martin Sr., Los Angeles City Hall was completed in 1928. The building houses the mayor’s office, meeting chambers and offices of the Los Angeles City Council. For decades, City Hall towered over the downtown cityscape at 454 feet high. It was the only building to… Keep reading

Former DreamWorks President Lewis W. Coleman turns a profit on upgraded Midcentury

By Jack Flemming The reviews are in: This Midcentury home in La Cañada Flintridge is a hit. Lewis W. Coleman, the former president of DreamWorks Animation, has sold the upgraded five-bedroom house for $4.35 million, or $355,000 above the asking price. To read the full article visit their website here. 

In Palm Desert, The Perfect Setting For A Mid-Century Collection, $1.5M

By Philip Ferrato Where: 74855 Fairway Drive, Palm Desert Asking: $1,495,000 What: A sophisticated, 4-bed, 4-bath Mid-Century classic by the prolific firm of Patten + Wild, recently renovated, and a perfect, gallery-like setting for a collection of period furniture. Out front, there’s a typical but sophisticated desert profile and walls of breeze block, but with hints of the… Keep reading

Swingin’ ’60s modern in Palm Desert asking $1.5M

By Pauline O’Connor In honor of this week’s unseasonable heat wave, what say we take a virtual trip to Palm Desert to ogle this snazzy midcentury pool home that’s just come up for grabs? Located a little northeast of the Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Gardens, the four-bedroom was designed in 1963 by local architecture firm Patten… Keep reading

Curbed Comparisons: What $950K buys all around LA

By Elijah Chiland This Highland Park home was built in 1961 and is now flipping back to market after a quick update. The three-bedroom, 2.5-bath house has 1,722 square feet of living space, with hardwood floors, glass sliding doors, and an impressive stone fireplace in the living room. The kitchen has been stylishly redone with walnut-stained cabinetry and new… Keep reading

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