Frank Lloyd Wright’s curiosity about a material he once considered the cheapest and ugliest thing in the building world led to four spectacular concrete textile-block residences in Los Angeles. One of them is the Freeman House, currently on the market and awaiting restoration.
Lauren Moore moved into a nondescript midcentury home on a uniquely architectural street in Montecito Heights seven years ago. After a recent overhaul, the word that best fits the home now is refined.
Built-in 1962, this mid-century home is believed to be the work of Gardner Cowan, a Toronto-based architect with a distinctive style grounded in the ethos, ‘Less is more.’
The Poppy Peak Historic District, located in southwest Pasadena, contains a collection of 30 architecturally significant mid-century modern homes. One of them, named the Wirick Residence, was designed by Calvin Straub of Buff, Straub & Hensman.
Noted architect James G. Pulliam originally designed this circa 1963 minimalist masterpiece as his personal residence. The home remains an exemplary example of his trademark understated style.
Robert Skinner, a renowned Los Angeles-based architect, designed this swanky midcentury in Beverly Hills, restored by a local L.A. architect and Hancock Park-based interior designer.
This pedigreed midcentury modern, designed in 1967 by architect Thomas Takahashi as his personal residence, is available to own for the second time ever.
Kevin and Hardy Wronske, the sibling design/build/develop team behind Heyday, set out to “improve the quality of building in working class neighborhoods throughout L.A” by building small lot homes.
With help from architect Jeff Guga, this 40s moderne perched on a gentle slope in Los Feliz is truly a space of serenity.
The Grossman House is one of the finest examples of Raphael Soriano’s residential work.