A Rare and Restored 1967 Post-and-Beam in South Pasadena Hits the Market for $2.25M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Designed by James Allen Walter, this timeless Mid-Century gem is one of only 32 homes in California by the coveted architect. Set in a quiet cul-de-sac on a large, private lot with mountain views, 2050 La Fremontia Street, also known as the Siodmak House, was designed in 1967 by California Mid-Century… Keep reading

How Would You Use This Historic Substation in L.A. That’s Listed for $3.75M?

By Kathryn Daniel McLamb After stints as a welding shop, manufacturing plant, and event venue, the Huron Substation seeks a new owner. Los Angeles’s Huron Substation has undergone several reincarnations since its conception in 1908. Designed by Edward S. Cobb, it was originally a station for converting electricity needed to power the city’s Yellow Car trolleys…. Keep reading

Case Study Designer Craig Ellwood’s Landmarked Courtyard Apartments List for $2.85M

By Kathryn M. The building was originally designed in the ’50s as four interlocking flats for celebrity TV host Roy Maypole. For the first time in 15 years, Craig Ellwood’s Courtyard Apartments are back on the market. Built between 1952 and ’53, the residence was originally created as four interlocking apartments for celebrity television host… Keep reading

Singer Lourdes Hernández Lists Her Chic Mediterranean-Style Cottage for $1.9M

By Kathryn M. Located in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, the colorful abode features arched windows overlooking a tropical backyard. Lourdes Hernández is parting ways with her Mediterranean-style two-bedroom home in Los Angeles. After buying the 1925 residence just two years ago for a reported $1,200,000, the Spanish singer-songwriter, known professionally as Russian… Keep reading

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

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