The listing says "fine architecture cultivates fine lives."  That's long been a premise of modern architects, and realtors will say anything, but it is partly true. Here at 955 Green Street, for almost $5M, life should be just fine.

For many reasons, Paul Williams is an iconic figure in Los Angeles architecture of the 20th Century. He managed to have both an original, eclectic and a sense of how his clients could live well, and here's a beautifully-detailed and deceptively simple house from early in his career on the market. It's open Sunday, September 11 from 2:00-5:00PM.

The British have long had a fascination with Los Angeles— Evelyn Waugh, Christopher Isherwood, David Hockney. We can see Hockney here.

In Los Angeles, real estate agent Rob Kallick and photographer Charmaine David have taken a standard marketing tool and made it into a photo essay.

This handsome house in a grove of coastal oaks is open Sunday, August 28th from 2-4:30pm, and worth a visit.

In a changing neighborhood in Los Angeles, an architect's own black stucco box comes on the market.

You've pulled a big chunk of your assets out of a failing Asian equities market and sell some bonds. Where do you go with all that cash? Shopping in Beverly Hills, where someone just paid $2421 a square foot for a new penthouse-  all 5700 of them.

In Los Angeles, a minimalist red stone wall closes off the front of a big house on a small lot. Behind it is a cascading fountain and a pool.

Designed by architect Worley K. Wong, of Campbell & Wong, built in 1950 and a perfect example of postwar Modernism in Northern California. There's an open house on Sunday, August 14 from 1:30-4pm.

The Miracle Mile/Beverly Center neighborhood is full of low-slung house in various period styles— this one was probably once Spanish— and it's ready to move into with a cocktail shaker. The price just dropped $104K after five days on the market.