I’m convinced the conservative nuclear arms strategists, Albert and Roberta Wohlstetter, hired their liberal architect friend, Josef Van der Kar, for one reason and one reason only. To blow you away. Continue reading “The Wohlstetter House by Architect Josef Van der Kar Will Blow You Away” »
If you’ve ever wondered what old Hollywood glamour feels like take a walk through Cecil B. DeMille’s estate located in Los Feliz’s gated Laughlin Park. Continue reading “Cecil B DeMille’s Estate in Los Feliz’s Gated Laughlin Park Just Hit the Market” »
Most people would run in the opposite direction with Usain Bolt like speed. It was dark, boarded up, and occupied by squatters. Instead, she spotted potential within nano-seconds of entering this Spanish home located in the Franklin Hills of Los Feliz.
Xorin Balbes is no stranger to making luxury homes great again. This time he pours his talent into a 5-bedroom Spanish style estate behind the gates of Laughlin Park in Los Feliz. The result is nothing short of opulent. Continue reading “Xorin Balbes Offers Opulence Behind the Gates of Laughlin Park in Los Feliz” »
If the walls of Lloyd Wright’s Sowden House could talk they’d thank Xorin Balbes for saving them and possibly solve a famous murder mystery. Continue reading “Inside Lloyd Wright’s Alluring Sowden House in Los Feliz” »
The Schaarman House by Richard Neutra just hit the market in the Hollywood Hills. And you can imagine the expletives of excitement that followed. Continue reading “The Schaarman House by Richard Neutra Asks $8M and Is Worth It” »
Craig Ellwood’s iconic Smith House is looking for a new owner – preferably someone who won’t tear it down. Continue reading “Craig Ellwood’s Smith House in Brentwood Seeks A New Owner” »
Mary Blair was an animator and concept artist for Disneyland’s “It’s a Small World” attraction. Her former personal residence has a lot size measuring over 17,000 square feet that makes you feel like you’re in your own world, after all. Continue Reading