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 […]