Posts by Philip Ferrato
On the edge of Griffith Park, visit this monumental brick mansion that harks back to Ancient Rome and Italy under Mussolini. Open this Sunday, May 19 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
A Presidio Heights Edwardian retains all of its street-front charms, but inside is a very modern house. Open on Sunday, May 19 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Architect/Art Director/Builder Craig Maldonado re-scripted his c.1952 ranch house in Los Feliz with a modest but chic vibe that looks almost too easy to live in. On the market this week, asking $889K.
Although the current owners bought the house from Hetfield in 2003, the neighbors still refer to the street as Rockstar Road.
It was once all redwood, but this classic Post & Beam with a "Folded Plate" roof by a Mid-Century architect has been sensitively re-worked in white paint, steel, acid-etched glass, and concrete.
The four free-spirited Moody Sisters built about a dozen hand-crafted cottages in Montecito in the '30s and early '40s. On of them is one the market, and if you're anywhere nearby– it's worth a visit on Sunday, May 5 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
After the 1906 Earthquake, this house traded hands for a bag of gold. It's open this weekend and worth a close look.
It's rare that a house is so overwhelmingly transformed in something else– in this case, bordering on a work of art.
We look at a lot of real estate listings online. Here's a look at five bathrooms we've seen this month, from the sublime to the ridiculous and back again. Most, not surprisingly, are in the Los Angeles area, but we couldn't find one with a chandelier.
Tightly fitted to its lot, this romantic house is set in the Hockney-esque landscape of the Hollywood Hills, and it's open on Sunday, April 28 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm