Property

Real Estate Report: Modern Living in Echo Park with Dick + Jane

    In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, a pair of siblings–two single family modern houses fill an empty lot where a house had burned down twenty years earlier.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Total Knotty Pine Throwback in Bel Air, $1.195M

    Exactly the kind of house the Cleavers, the Reeds, and Dr. Marcus Welby could have lived in.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Top of the Food Chain in San Francisco

    San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood is known for  both luxurious places to live and great views. Here's a 1920's cooperative apartment with both, on the market for $5.25M.   Read More...

Real Estate Report: Rathskeller Madness in Los Angeles

  In the Mount Washington neighborhood of Los Angeles, someone dreaming of the Alps– or maybe just cowbells and raclette– built this "chalet" in 1923.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Crisp Mid-Century Renovation in San Francisco, $899K

Sometimes, the generic houses built during San Francisco's post-war expansion get renovated via the DIY/Big Box stores. With predictably boring results. Here's an outstanding exception that just came on the market last week, asking $899K  Read More...

Real Estate Report: 1956 Modernism with Japanese Influences

  Buff, Straub & Hensman was one of Los Angeles area's most influential and successful architectural firms, and their career started with post-and-beam houses like this one in Pasadena. It just hit the market this week, asking $1.375M, and it surprisingly kid-friendly for the 1950's.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Pierre Koenig In Rancho Palos Verde

Pierre Koenig is one of the icons of Mid-Century architecture in Southern California, especially in the Los Angeles area. Here in Rancho Palos Verde, just south of LA, is a house he designed in the mid-1960s.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Charm + Hot Tub in Cole Valley = $1.149M

  San Francisco's Cole Valley neighborhood is full of charming old houses and most of them have undergone some sort of renovation. Here's a small one that's perfect for one person—or a very loving couple—that's also almost perfect for entertaining.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: BLŪ Tri-plex Penthouse in SOMA, $2.5M

  Once upon a time, typography was considered a critical component of marketing, and in San Francisco, we got a condo project named BLŪ. Here's a look at one of the six three-level penthouses topping BLŪ out.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Streamline Moderne in San Francisco, $3.4M

  San Francisco doesn't have much in the way of Streamline Moderne, one of the "international" styles of architecture that evolved from Art Deco in the 1930's. Here's one of the best, with an impeccable renovation.  Read More...

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