A Mapped Introduction To LA’s Victorian Mansions

By Hadley Meares It was during the Victorian era, from 1837 to 1901, that Los Angeles transformed from a small, dusty Mexican outpost into a Gilded Age American boom town. Thousands of homes were built during this time, and though many were lost, the structures mapped here survive. They are a testament to the wide… Keep reading

Guess How Much This Mid-Century Home Built By 23 Students Just Sold For

By Kathryn McLamb Built by 23 students at Pasadena City College in California, this mid-century home was celebrated in a public display when construction was completed in 1960. The 1,200-square-foot structure, known as ‘Case Study House #11,’ was then sold via a silent auction and moved from the campus to its current location in nearby… Keep reading

Nifty 1960s post and beam in Altadena asking $1.1M

By Pauline O’Connor Well well well, looks like the housing gods have seen fit to favor us with a time capsule listing, and a very fine one at that. Located at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in northern Altadena, the well-preserved post-and-beam was designed by USC-trained architects Fred Dinger and Harlan Pedersen in 1962…. Keep reading

What You Get :: $1.7 Million Homes in California, Tennessee and Pennsylvania

By Julie Lasky Altadena, Calif. | $1.699 Million A 1963 modern house with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Ian Mackinlay, a Scottish-born architect, adapted the design of this house from one his client admired in Hawaii. He built it on a knoll in the foothills of the San Gabriel range, on a private road that… Keep reading

1928 English cottage for $800K awaits buyer in Altadena’s historic Janes Village

By Marilyn Kalfus Set on a knoll under a soaring Chinese elm tree, an English cottage on Marigold Street is one of the original homes that Elisha Janes, a New York transplant, built in Altadena in the 1920s. The 1928 home is located in Janes Village, designated as an ”Altadena Heritage” area in 2002. In… Keep reading

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