Dashing 1920s Spanish-style in historic Pasadena district seeks $1.65M

By Bianca Barragan This dashing Spanish Colonial Revival dates back to 1929 and was “one of the first houses” in what has become the historic district of Poppy Peak in Pasadena, according to the listing. The two-story house is fronted by a private, gated garden with an outdoor fireplace. Inside, the dwelling holds four bedrooms and three and… Keep reading

Spanish-Deco stunner asking $2.8M in Miracle Mile

By Pauline O’Connor A contributor to the Miracle Mile North historic district, this tile-roofed beauty at 139 South Alta Vista Boulevard was built in 1931, and has aged quite gracefully. Measuring 3,193 square feet, the two-story Spanish Colonial Revival makes a strong first impression, with a wrought-iron gate and covered arcade leading to its coffered-wood front… Keep reading

Thoroughly revamped Spanish Colonial asking $2.379M in Altadena

By Pauline O’connor When this Altadena residence materialized on the market last year for the first time in many decades, its decayed appearance evoked thoughts of Norma Desmond and Miss Havisham. Built in 1926 by architect William H. Norwood, the five-bedroom Spanish Colonial Revival was in a very bad way. Its visible maladies included water… Keep reading