Posts by Philip Ferrato

Cliff May is considered the father of the California ranch house, creator of a classic mix of modern and the traditional white-washed adobe. Here's a flawlessly-restored version, for sale in Solvang.

  Sometimes the most interesting houses on the market are the one's where very little has been done. This 1926 Normandy-style house in San Marino near Pasadena is a perfect example.

  The classic houses by architect Paul R. Williams (1894-1980) are sought-after in Los Angeles for their combination of elegant spaces and quirky details, especially in the Hancock Park neighborhood. Here's one that's on the market.

Transformed by the German artist Christian Moeller, this 1963 house in Los Angeles is on the market for $1,249,000, and recently reduced from $1,499,000.

Own a bit of Southern California's architectural history with 3,500 square feet of 1920s Andalusian style in Montecito.