Posts by Philip Ferrato
We're fans of the East Bay firm Bee Renovated, the Sean Gaston/Jim Jewell partnership that gives Mid-Century homes a new life for the 21st Century. Their most recent– and very livable– project is open on Sunday, September 22 from 2:00PM to 4:30PM
We have the solution for that spare $30M you have lying around– this jaw-dropper of an oceanfront house in Santa Barbara.
Two bedrooms are on the ground floor and the main living space is upstairs, with a well-fenced outdoor space over a miraculous 2-car garage. Open on Sunday, September 15 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Greta Magnusson Grossman is remembered today primarily as a Mid-Century furniture and lighting designer, but was equally skilled and forward-thinking as an architect.
With spectacular views, this 1957 house by Donald Olsen was reinvented in 2002. Open Sunday from 2:00pm to 4:30pm.
Hal Levitt was one of the best practitioners of the luxe Mid-Century style referred to as Hollywood Regency. This almost untouched Levitt house from 1968 should attract multiple bids at $1.495M– and it's open on Sunday, September 1 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.
Of the 21 houses open this weekend at The Sea Ranch, by far the most interesting is this 2-bed, 2-bath classic by Bay Area architect Joseph Esherick, one of the community's founding fathers, and it's open Saturday, August 31 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
A fortress-like house by influential LA architect Roger Kurath– forbidding on the outside but austerely luxurious within– is on the market, asking $2.795M. Open on Sunday, August 25th from 2:00PM to 5:00PM
This sleek and impeccably-detailed new house just came on the market, asking $4.5M. You're welcome to preview today from 4:30PM to 7:30PM and Sunday from 1:00PM to 4:30PM.
John Lautner was one of Los Angeles' great Mid-Century architects, wielding poured concrete, glass and wood like no one else. Restored by an obsessive architecture connoisseur, this beachfront house Lautner designed in 1967 is on the market, asking $22M.