September 2018 Newsletter

Bright, modern Highland Park house seeks $859K

By Bianca Barragan Atop a steep street off Figueroa in Highland Park, this house, built in 1950, is in a prime location for views of neighboring hillsides. Two patios offer great vantage points for taking in those vistas. Inside, the house has been totally updated, with only a few elements here and there hinting at its… Keep reading

Bohemian compound on over an acre in Topanga asks $2.15M

By Elijah Chiland If you’re craving that bohemian lifestyle—and you have a couple million dollars to spend—look no farther than this rustic compound, sitting on one and a half acres in Topanga. The property has multiple structures, including a main house with hardwood floors and a freestanding fireplace. Featuring vaulted ceilings and a lofted space above… Keep reading

Devo’s Gerald Casale parts ways with superb modernist home in Palm Desert

By Neal J. Leitereg Gerald Casale, the singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who founded the new wave band Devo, has sold his place in Palm Desert for $950,000. Designed and built by architect-developer duo Ross Patton and Albert Wild, the Midcentury Modern-style home originally hit the market last year at just under $1.5 million. More recently, it… Keep reading

Open House Obsession: 1969 Post+Beam By Surf Legend Matt Kivlin, $3.5M

By Philip Ferrato Where: 2000 Westridge Road, Brentwood When: Sunday, June 19 from 2:00pm–5:00 Asking: $3,495,000 What: A 4-bed, 4-bath Post+Beam designed by architect/developer Matt Kivlin, cantilevered over a canyon with views over Brentwood to Downtown. After experiencing the joys of surfing on a visit to Hawaii in 1940, Kivlin (1929-2014) would become renowned for engineering and developing the… Keep reading

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