Posts by Philip Ferrato

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.

A classic Los Angeles canyon cottage— a little Mission, a little Arts & Crafts, a little bit of Monterey Colonial— plus a great fieldstone master suite.

It's a great house— a survivor— and we lust after the kitchen, a bath, and cabinet details.