1936 William Kesling Streamline Moderne asking $1.25M in the Cahuenga Pass

By Pauline O’Connor Located in the Cahuenga Pass not far from Universal Studios, this jaunty 1936 residence is believed to be the work of Streamline Moderne master William Kesling. Closely resembling Kesling’s Adams House in Silver Lake, the three-bedroom home sports many original elements, such as horizontal steel casement windows, portholes, fluted glass, curved walls, three-quarter sawn oak floors, and… Keep reading

Immaculate A. Quincy Jones midcentury in Crestwood Hills asks $2.8M

By Bianca Barragan In Brentwood’s midcentury modern enclave Crestwood Hills, this three-bedroom house designed by A. Quincy Jones awaits its next owner. Built in 1950, the post and beam house has tongue-and-groove ceilings, clerestory windows, walls of glass, concrete floors, and it makes use of a variety of woods including redwood, cork, and Douglas fir. The… Keep reading

1920s Italianate-style mansion in Pasadena by Johnson, Kaufmann & Coate asks $3.6M

By Pauline O’Connor When it comes to outstanding period-revival architecture, Pasadena really is the golden goose that keeps on giving. Here to illustrate that point is this elegant Italian Renaissance Revival whipped up in 1924 by the dream-team firm of Reginald D. Johnson, Gordon Kaufmann, and Roland Coate. Commissioned by the wealthy widow of Los Angeles developer… Keep reading

Sunny Spanish-style above Silver Lake asks $1.2M

By Elijah Chiland Up in the hills east of the Silver Lake Reservoir is this Spanish-style home built in 1929. Perched above the street, it sits on a 5,898-square-foot lot with a lovely front garden and a lush backyard. Inside, the house has two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms, with 1,648 square feet of total… Keep reading

Tall & Handsome Mid-Century In Beverly Crest Asks $1.4M

By Elijah Chiland Perched above the street on a woodsy lot near Beverly Glen Park, this multi-story midcentury modern home in Beverly Crest was built in 1965 and appears to have been exceptionally well preserved since then. The tall and narrow house sits atop a two-car garage and is surrounded by trees and vegetation. Interior… Keep reading

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