Variety: Pasadena’s John Kelsey House Gets New Hollywood Steward

Variety: Pasadena’s John Kelsey House Gets New Hollywood Steward

Agent: Ilana Gafni   By Henri Stout After barely a month on the market, the fastidiously restored and carefully updated John Kelsey House in Pasadena has sold for its full asking price of nearly $4 million, offering further evidence of not only the desirability of mid-century modern gems but also the remarkable resilience of the real estate […]

Los Angeles Times: Calori House Finds a Buyer

Los Angeles Times: Calori House Finds a Buyer

By NEAL J. LEITEREG The historic Calori House, an early work of Lloyd Wright, has sold in Glendale for $1.575 million. The Spanish Colonial Revival-style home, built in 1926, was recently restored and mildly echoes the avant-garde concrete block technique developed by Wright’s father, Frank Lloyd Wright. Cascading blocks surround the entry to the house while […]

Variety: Lautner’s Silver Lake Home Comes For Sale

Variety: Lautner’s Silver Lake Home Comes For Sale

By PMC When legendary architect John Lautner moved to Los Angeles in 1939 and completed his first building, architectural critic Henry-Russell Hitchcock hailed it as “the best house in the United States by an architect under 30.” Incredibly, you now have a chance to live in that house. Located in Silver Lake, the 1,244-square-foot residence has three bedrooms, […]

Architectural Digest: John Lautner’s Former Home Hits the Market

Architectural Digest: John Lautner’s Former Home Hits the Market

By Jessica Ritz A lesser-known yet important piece of L.A. modern architectural heritage is newly available for sale. John Lautner’s own two-bedroom, two-bathroom house, which the architect designed and completed in 1940, is located near Lautner’s iconic Silvertop house on Micheltorena Street. Ilana Gafni of Crosby Doe Associates has the $1.59 million listing of the […]

Curbed.com: Sublime 1949 modern by Rodney Walker asking $3M in Sherman Oaks

Curbed.com: Sublime 1949 modern by Rodney Walker asking $3M in Sherman Oaks

By Pauline O’Connor In the late 1940s, after being impressed by the three houses he had produced under the auspices of Arts & Architecture’s Case Study program, Dr. Leonard Asher and his wife, Betty, commissioned designer Rodney Walker to build a residence for their family on a site in Sherman Oaks. The Ashers were serious collectors and patrons of […]

Neutra. Lautner. How you can tour ‘Icons of Architecture’ in Glendale

Neutra. Lautner. How you can tour ‘Icons of Architecture’ in Glendale

By Lisa Boone Years before John Lautner crafted the futuristic Chemosphere house overlooking Mulholland Drive and the Bob Hope house in Palm Springs, the celebrated architect designed the Schaffer House, a humble two-bedroom home in a remote area of the Verdugo Hills of Glendale. Like Lautner’s Sheats-Goldstein and Elrod homes, the 1949 redwood and glass design has played a prominent role in several feature films, including […]