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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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Craig Ellwood’s Mid-Century Modern Masterpiece Casa Kundera – 2977 Passmore

“If order and logic are in the Architecture, then Architecture will inevitably compliment nature.” – 1950, Craig Ellwood

Built in 1956 for a graphic designer, legendary architect Craig Ellwood’s mid-century modern masterpiece Casa Kundera returns to the market with a vengeance, fully restored and completely marvelous. For mid-century modern devotees, 2977 Passmore Drive in the Hollywood Hills is a must-see.

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Mid-Century Modern Entertainer’s Dream Home – 2268 Holly Drive

In an amazing neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills where on some nights you can hear the music coming from the Hollywood Bowl, this mid-century modern three bedroom retreat awaits its next owner. If you have a love for entertaining, mid-century style, and Southern California indoor/outdoor living, this may be the exact property for you.

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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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Views of the Hollywood Sign at Beachwood Mid-Century Modern – 3133 Hollyridge Drive

Designed by notable architect Maurice L. Bein in 1962, this stylish mid-century modern radiates with form, function, sharp lines, and Beachwood Canyon views.

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Sharp & Stylish Hollywood Hills 60s Modern – 6261 Primrose Ave

On the market for just the second time ever, and located high above the great 101 Coffee Shop, 6261 Primrose Avenue is a masterclass in late mid-century modern design. The two bedroom home is perched floating in the Hollywood Hills and combines city and canyon views, a stylish open floor plan, and a great groove. For Franklin Village fans, the home could not be better located. Nearby establishments and hotspots include Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, La Poubelle Bistro, The Oaks Gourmet Market, Bourgeois Pig, Tailwaggers, and Birds. And nature lovers may also rejoice: inspiring hikes and walks are certainly in store for the home’s next owners, as its just a stone’s throw from Lake Hollywood and Griffith Park. And, last but certainly not least for parents, this mid-century gem is inside the coveted Cheremoya Elementary School District.

Join us at our Open House this Sunday, December 2nd 1-4pm.

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Mid-Century Modern Classic in the Cahuenga Pass – 3409 Oak Glen Drive

This mid-century modern post and beam classic is on the market for just the second time ever. Preserved and intact, the home by noted architect A.H. Galpert is a prime example of the mid-century USC School of Architecture aesthetic that was being taught at the time.

Open House: Saturday, October 6 2-5pm

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Nichols Canyon Mid-Century Modern Buff & Hensman – 2621 La Cuesta Dr

This is one for the books. This classic mid-century modern Buff & Hensman home is located on a large lot on a quiet street in Nichols Canyon. Allegedly this is Buff & Hensman’s very first designed home, and you can see all of the incredible touches that would become their sought after and often imitated hallmarks over the years.

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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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Silver Lake Home by Legendary Mid-Century Architect – 3056 Landa St

The Austrian Spencer House was built in 1937 by a young Raphael Soriano. The architect would later go on to help define the mid-century modern style. He was invited by Arts & Architecture magazine to participate in the Case Study Houses program, Soriano completed his project in 1950. Pioneering in its use of steel in residential construction, the design marks a turning point for the program, later culminating in his colleague Pierre Koenig’ s Case Study House #21 and #22. The Austrian Spencer House is just one of twelve surviving houses built by Soriano.

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