Here’s what $1.79M buys in Los Angeles

By Jenna Chandler Musicians Lourdes Hernández and Zach Leigh, the couple behind event venue The Ruby Street in Highland Park, are looking to sell a 1920s Mediterranean-style “cottage” that they’ve overhauled over the past two years. Featured in Domino and the Spanish edition of Architectural Digest, the home now sports oak floors in a herringbone pattern, Smeg appliances, recessed lighting and… Keep reading

A Mapped Introduction To LA’s Victorian Mansions

By Hadley Meares It was during the Victorian era, from 1837 to 1901, that Los Angeles transformed from a small, dusty Mexican outpost into a Gilded Age American boom town. Thousands of homes were built during this time, and though many were lost, the structures mapped here survive. They are a testament to the wide… Keep reading

Snazzy post and beam in Pasadena asking $1.4M

By Pauline O’Connor Stirring up the market in Pasadena this week is a classic post and beam that’s had the same owner since being built in 1959. Located at 300 Anita Drive in the San Rafael Hills, the two-story residence is described as “a nod to Buff and Hensman” in its listing copy, quite justifiably…. Keep reading

Maroon 5’s Guitarist Lists a Mid-century Stunner in Los Feliz for $3.8M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Located in Los Feliz, the Steel House was built by architect Neil M. Johnson in 1960. Inspired by the Case Study program, the home features a low, rectangular roofline with cantilevered eaves, expansive walls of glass, and a sturdy steel frame. The Steel House also recently underwent a major renovation under… Keep reading

Soothing Spanish-style in Pasadena seeks $1.5M

By Jenna Chandler This old Spanish dame designed by Gothic church architect Harold Huxtable Martin has been reinterpreted by Herringbone Design. In remodeling the home, which was built in 1924, Herringbone opened up the floor plan and added custom cabinets, several pairs of French doors, a tray ceiling in the living room, and wide-plank Oak floors. Blessedly,… Keep reading

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