Beyond the circular drive, a double door entry pierces the sheltering high granite stone walls. Inside the light filled living space flows around a glass walled atrium courtyard, and opens out to the swimming pool & gardens.
Featured on the rear cover and pages 50-55 of Donald Hensman's book Buff & Hensman, this home is an important example of the architects' early post-and-beam work.
This grand 1925 Mediterranean is on the market for the first time in 73 yearsThis grand 1925 Mediterranean is on the market for the first time in 73 years.
Rudolph Schindler, Architect, The Westby House, 1938-1949. As the owners circumstances changed, Schindler made alterations & additions. The original depression era duplex program evolved into a single family residence with studio/library/sleeping qu
One of only a handful of Silver Lake houses by William Kesling, the Collins House, expresses the Streamline Moderne form, symbolizing the machine age optimism of the 1930's.
This 1950 Mid Century home perched high above the street in the San Rafael Hills captures treetop and mountain views, and affords easy access to Downtown Los Angeles, Old Town Pasadena, Eagle Rock, Highland Park and Glendale.
First offering since 1979. Sited for City views on high ground for which this popular residential neighborhood has been named, the duplex has been utilized since purchase as a residential live/work compound.
With so much of its period detailing intact, "Atomic Ranch" is a fitting moniker for this hidden gem in Toluca Lake built in 1958 in the modern ranch style for George & Violet Tharpe by custom home builder Armand LeTourneau.
Carefully maintained in nearly original condition since new, this classic example of Buff, Straub and Hensman's glassy thin-line post and beam style invites living the now celebrated California indoor-outdoor lifestyle.
This 1936 Emotional Spanish Deco tucked on a cul-de-sac north of Hill Drive evokes all the luxury and decadence the Golden Age of the 1920's and 1930's had to offer.
The 10 unit Avenel Housing Project designed in 1947 by Gregory Ain of Ain, Johnson and Day, carefully uses the sites gentle slope to create private living spaces as well as individual walled gardens with an outlook to the surrounding hillside landscape.
With its glass walls and soaring 20 foot ceilings in the living/dining/entertainment space, the architect demonstrates that "green" can also be dynamic.
It is rare that anyone lives in a condominium unit for over 40 years. The sellers of this unit are not the only ones to have done so in Gregory Ain's now famous Avenel Apartments.
Olympiad Drive in View Park implies an international outlook, yet when Soriano broke ground on the Drury House, traditional conformity was the norm.
City of LA Cultural Historic Monument No. 639. A landmark and social gathering place of the Windsor Village Historic District.
Pictured: plate 43, Los Angeles County Museum of Art 'Guide to Architecture in Southern California.'