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Extraordinary Mid-Century Modern on the Silver Lake Reservoir – 2305 W Silver Lake

“The flowering of California architecture is a combination of free minds, love of nature, and an unspoiled countryside.” – Harwell Hamilton Harris, 1948

Welcome to The H.E. Hansen House built in 1951 by modernist architect Harwell Hamilton Harris, a rare and significant example of his mid-century modern period. The home enjoys the thoughtful union of nature, color and warmth. It’s one of the most architecturally important homes in Silver Lake with unobstructed views of the Silver Lake reservoir.

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Art Deco Brilliance by Architect William Kesling in Silver Lake | 1827 Fanning Street

This exquisite streamline moderne home was built by master architect William Kesling during his Los Angeles period. Kesling is perhaps Southern California’s most prolific practitioners of the Streamline Moderne style. One of only a handful of remaining Kesling’s built in Silver Lake between 1935 and 1937, the Wilson House is a fine expression of the Streamline Moderne style that Kesling brought within reach of the average homebuyer in 1936 (the original cost was just $3,590). Set on a large and verdant hillside lot, this one-of-a-kind home is not to be missed.

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1940s Post & Beam in Silver Lake – 2683 Ivan Hill Terrace

Built in 1947, this mid-century modern post & beam is a joy for the senses. Located in the heart of Silver Lake, this stylish three bedroom home features wood floors, walls of glass, and lovely redwood built-ins, terraced gardens, and a large patio.

The home is just one of two residences designed by the influential modernist Alvin Lustig. An apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright, Lustig is most known for his recognizable book covers and furniture designs. The home was constructed for William Thomas, a friend of Lustig’s.

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Romantic Silver Lake Bungalow with Saltwater Pool – 2311 Duane Street

Imagine the pool parties, romantic evenings, late nights, and early morning breakfasts on the patio while enjoying views of the reservoir at this rare and wonderful Silver Lake bungalow.

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1784 Rotary Dr – bettershelter 4 Bedroom Modern Home with Reservoir Views

Reimagined by renowned design firm bettershelter, 1784 Rotary Drive is an exquisite and sophisticated open layout dream home with views of the Silver Lake hillside and reservoir to match.

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East Coast Traditional in Silver Lake’s Moreno Highlands – 2345 Moreno Dr

High up in the Moreno Highlands, above the Silver Lake Reservoir, sits this stunning East Coast Traditional. The incredible family home is located in the coveted Ivanhoe Elementary School District.

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Where to Get the Best Happy Hour Oysters in Los Angeles

Toward the end of a warm late August summer day, you may find yourself in an unfamiliar neighborhood, or in the midst of a new stretch of restaurants, and the thought may occur to you: there must be some place nearby that has really great happy hour oysters. The $1 happy hour oyster in LA may be close to becoming extinct, but it’s not quite there yet. Below is the definitive list of $1 dollar or near $1 dollar happy hour oysters in Los Angeles for all your summer oyster cravings, no matter the neighborhood you may find yourself in.

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The Modernist Hawk House in Silver Lake – 2421 Silver Ridge Ave

A compelling and captivating home has hit the market in Silver Lake. The Hawk House, designed in 1939 by Harwell Hamilton Harris, is a rare and significant example of the legendary architect’s form and function during his earliest years of output. Harris was an apprentice of Richard Neutra, and is noted for his work in Southern California that assimilated European and American influences.

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For Lease: Boho Chic Silver Lake Pool Home – $10,000/mo.

Enjoy the best the neighborhood has to offer at this Silver Lake lease, a beautiful and boho chic pool home on desirable Moreno Drive above the shimmering Silver Lake reservoir.

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Franklin Hills Mid-Century Modern Recreated by Barbara Bestor – 1935 Mayview Dr.

This striking mid-century modern home has been stylishly recreated by Silver Lake based architect Barbara Bestor. 1935 Mayview Drive is perched in the Los Feliz Hills, boasts two bedrooms, three bathrooms, incredible indoor/outdoor flow, and is asking $1,100,000.

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