1949 Harwell Hamilton Harris house in Sierra Madre seeks $1.59M

By Bianca Barragan Perched among the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, this 1940s house by architect and Richard Neutra apprentice Harwell Hamilton Harris features an array of large windows, patios, and walkways from which to enjoy its excellent views. The main house—a three-level, post and beam built in 1949—features skylights, two living rooms, a dining room, brick fireplaces,… Keep reading

Open House Obsession: Living The Old School Life In Pasadena, $3.6M

By Philip Ferrato Where: 601 S. Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena When: Saturday and Sunday May 12 and 13 from 2:00pm-5:00pm both days Asking: $3,599,000 What: A grand 7-bed, 6-bath mansion in one of Pasadena’s grandest neighborhoods, dubbed “The Mrs. Harriet Gray Estate” after its original owner, the wealthy Los Angeles widow who built it in 1924 soon after her… Keep reading

The Perfect Pasadena Post+Beam, $1.7M

By Philip Ferrato Where: 1695 Poppy Peak Drive, Pasadena When: Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13, 2:00pm-4:00pm both days Asking: $1,695,000 minimum bid What: An early Post+Beam by Buff, Straub + Hensman overlooking a canyon, this c.1957 property, known as the Thomson Residence, was honored by the City of Pasadena in 2012 for its… Keep reading

Winsome 1932 estate overlooking the Rose Bowl seeks $5.6M

By Bianca Barragan On a quiet cul de sac in Pasadena’s tony Linda Vista neighborhood, this 1932 estate is in a great spot overlooking the Rose Bowl and, in the distance, the San Gabriel Mountains. The residence was designed by Joseph Kucera, a “society architect and specialist in period revival styles” who, according to the listing,… Keep reading

Stately Fallbrook residence by Mead and Requa seeks $1.25M

By Elijah Chiland This elegant residence is well outside the boundaries of Los Angeles, but its designers—Frank Mead and Richard Requa—helped shape the unique architecture of the Southern California region. The two collaborated on several projects in Los Angeles, and Requa oversaw design of both the California Pacific International Exposition in San Diego as well… Keep reading

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