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Highlights of Palm Springs Modernism Week 2022

With just five weeks until one of Palm Springs’s liveliest festivals, Modernism Week returns in 2022 with in-person events, exclusive mid-century modern home tours, parties, food and wine tastings, panel discussions, talks from architecture experts, drag shows, and so much more. Tickets always sell out quickly and hotel rooms and short term rentals are booming, so read on for some of this year’s most exciting highlights of Modernism Week.

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The Best Christmas Events in Los Angeles | December 2021

Happy holidays from The Hollywood Home! With just eight days left of 2021, you may be looking for special events and fun things to do with friends and family as the year comes to a close. It’s that magical time of year again and so I’ve compiled a list of wonderful holiday events from dazzling light displays to ice skating at Dodger Stadium and L.A. Live, holiday movies, live performances, and more, to last you until New Year’s Eve and beyond. As always, be sure to check COVID vaccine or negative test requirements for any event you plan on attending and stay safe out there.

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The Best Christmas Dinners To-Go in Los Angeles

In 2020 there’s really no place like home for the holidays. We all deserve a restful and peaceful time this holiday season. So take a load off, put your feet up, and order from some of Los Angeles’s best restaurants this Christmas. Here are our picks for the top options throughout our great city. It’s a great way to support your favorite local restaurants and to have a relaxing, mostly dish-free evening. Make sure to call ahead to confirm availability. Happy holidays from The Hollywood Home!

Photo courtesy of Jane Q.

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Classic Mediterranean Villa in Whitley Heights with Bonus Apt. | 2145 Whitley Ave.

This classic Mediterranean villa is located in the charming Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Whitley Heights, where many of Los Angeles’s very first hillside homes were built.

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Urban Retreat in Melrose Village Walker’s Paradise | 623 N Sierra Bonita Ave

This extraordinarily private urban retreat in Hollywood’s Melrose Village neighborhood is a Spanish-style pool home with modern updates mixed with classic vintage details by Los Angeles design firm bettershelter.

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Stunning Spanish-Style Sanctuary in the Hollywood Hills | 2315 El Contento Dr

This gorgeous Spanish-style sanctuary in the Hollywood Hills is located just minutes from noted theaters, restaurants, Los Angeles nightlife, and the Hollywood Bowl, but you’ll feel a world away from city life at this walled and gated golden era oasis where on a clear day the views stretch out all the way to the Pacific.

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Home for the Holidays: Baking with Milk Bar’s award-winning chef and owner, Christina Tosi

As we near the end of 2021, I wanted to take a moment to thank my readers, colleagues, clients, friends, and family for and incredible year and invite you to join me for a special and exclusive virtual event, Home for the Holidays: Baking with Milk Bar’s award-winning chef and owner, Christina Tosi, on Saturday, December 11th.

I am thrilled to be able to extend this invitation in appreciation of your loyalty and trust in the Sotheby’s International Realty brand.

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Laurel Canyon Oasis Listed for $1,065,000 | 8319 Kirkwood Drive

This wonderfully bright and airy two bedroom home in Laurel Canyon hits the market at a great price just above $1 million dollars, incredibly rare for this neighborhood and rarer still for Wonderland Elementary School District.

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Golden Era Condo at the Legendary El Cabrillo in Hollywood | 1834 Grace Avenue

Live like a Golden Era starlet at this superb condominium located in the legendary El Cabrillo Complex in the heart of Hollywood. And with a high walk score of 95, the property is considered a “walker’s paradise” perfect for strolling to the Sunday Farmers Market, Pantages, and so much more. Long considered one of Hollywood’s most fashionable addresses, this ultra-famous Spanish Colonial Revival landmark was designed by architects Arthur and Nina Zwebell 1927-1928 and commissioned by movie mogul Cecil B. DeMille.

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For Lease: Light, Bright, & Renovated 1/1 in Miracle Mile | $2,600/mo.

This beautifully renovated 1 bedroom/1 bathroom apartment truly feels like a home. Spacious and light filled with hillside Views, Generous living room, Sunny eat in kitchen with newer appliances including a refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, built-in microwave. Updated bath, serene bedroom, shared outdoor space. Garage with direct access entry. Separate laundry room & extra space for a studio, office or storage. High walk score of 89. Minutes to The Grove, LACMA, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, La Brea Ave Art Galleries, shops and restaurants.

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