Case Study firm’s post-and-beam home lists for $2.2 million in Pasadena

By Sandra Barrera A two-story glass and wood pavilion, designed in 1957 by Case Study architecture firm Buff, Straub and Hensman and restored, has hit the market in Pasadena’s Poppy Peak Historic District. The asking price is $2.125 million. Within 1,885 square feet of the early post and beam structure, known as the Thomson Residence… Keep reading

Remembering Paul R. Williams

Famed architect, Paul Revere Williams, was born in 1894 in Los Angeles and in the span of his 6 decade-long career went on to design almost 3,000 structures with a mastery of diverse architectural styles. Paul R. Williams was no ordinary architect of his time, he broke racial barriers when he became the first Black… Keep reading

DPP Curate Helps Boost Mid-Century Sale

Built in 1964 as part of The Cliffs, a modernist development in the Montecito Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, 3877 Latrobe Street stands as a stunning example of mid-century modern architecture. The home was designed by architect John Lawrence Pugsley, who is best known for his mid-century commissions in neighboring Pasadena. After a series of… Keep reading

‘Hunger Games’ actress selling tranquil two-bedroom in Mount Washington for $1.1M

by Elijah Chiland Tucked into the hillside on a tree-filled lot in Mount Washington, this cozy little home has a nicely understated appeal. Built in the 1950s, it was scooped up in 2004 by prolific actress Paula Malcomson, who played the mother of Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games series. Now, it’s back on the… Keep reading

6 Open Houses to Check Out Around LA this Weekend

By Pauline O’Connor Where: 206 South Greenwood Avenue, Pasadena 91107 When: Saturday Feb 8 and Sunday Feb 9, 2 to 4 p.m. Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,282 square feet Selling points: An excellent starter-home candidate, this 1908 Craftsman bungalow a little east of Pasadena City College offers a welcoming front sitting porch with stone pillars and a swing, hardwood floors,… Keep reading

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