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AIA Pasadena Award-Winning Kaweah Rockhouse | 1847 Kaweah Drive

Welcome to the 2019 AIA Pasadena award-winning Kaweah Rockhouse, designed by architect Elsye Alam, a SCI-Arc trained female architect and owner. Sited on a difficult hillside, Alam deftly placed and built the three level home to take advantage of the unique slope and challenging topography of the land. The result is a stunning one-of-a-kind modern architectural home with sweeping views and sleek, beautiful interiors.

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Hanock Park Heineman & Heineman Historic-Cultural Monument #1108

Historic-Cultural Monument #1108 is a glorious estate built at the height of the American Arts & Crafts movement by renowned Craftsman architect Arthur Heineman. Heineman – and his firm Heineman & Heineman – was a major force in the Arts and Crafts Movement in California. The firm is perhaps best known for their Craftsman style bungalows in Pasadena including the Parson House on East California (1909-10) and the Bowen Court on Villa Street (1910). 221 S St. Andrews Place is a prime example of the Craftsman style and ethos. The home was originally built in 1913 and has recently been beautifully renovated by one of Los Angeles’s very best modern day architects, Barbara Bestor.

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Los Feliz Tudor Only Blocks From Both Griffith Park & Little Dom’s | 4452 Dundee Dr.

This gorgeous English Tudor estate is located on of Los Feliz’s very best streets – Dundee Drive – that is home to some of Los Angeles’s most architecturally significant homes, including nearby neighbor Richard Neutra’s Lovell Health House just up the street.

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Hollywoodland Mid-Century Modern in Lush Hillside Setting | 6363 Rodgerton Dr.

This Bohemian chic mid-century modern home is a soulful, spiritual, and stylish retreat in a spectacular location in Hollywood, just a stone’s throw from Lake Hollywood, the Garden of Oz, the Hollywood Sign, and multiple hiking trail heads. But once you see 6363 Rodgerton Drive’s incredible, tranquil, and lush backyard paradise you may never want to leave home. It is quite simply one of the most lush walk-out yards in the area.

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Gorgeous Spanish Colonial in Los Feliz with Courtyard, Pool, Spa, Cabana & More

Located in a spectacular enclave of Los Feliz, high above the boulevard and just below a Griffith Park entrance, this gorgeous Spanish Colonial-style home was built in 1929 and features a lush courtyard, several patios with amazing views, a pool, spa, cabana, privacy, and custom designer finishes throughout.

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Great but Unsung Female Mid-Century Architect’s Home She Built for Herself

You might not recognize the name of Jean Gloria Killion, AIA, but the little known architect is one of the great, unsung architects of the mid-century modern era, female or otherwise. The Killion Residence, listed for sale recently in Pasadena, is the only home designed by Killion that maintains her name and the only project for which she would receive credit in print media as having designed on her own. Credit must be given when and where credit is due, and The Killion Residence is one of the great mid-century homes in the Los Angeles area, a dreamy treehouse on the hillside with fantastic views of Downtown LA.

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Silver Lake Contemporary Designed with Glass, Concrete, & Redwood by Barbara Bestor | 2312 Baxter Street

This incredible one-of-a-kind home in Silver Lake, high above the reservoir, is one of the neighborhood’s most prized residences. Built in 2006 by iconic Los Angeles architect Barbara Bestor, the five bedroom home is sited on a large lot with amazing views of Downtown LA, the reservoir, and the canyon.

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Bohemian Chic & Stylish Venice Beach Spanish | 745 Brooks Avenue

This charming 3 bedroom Venice Beach Spanish-style home is located just blocks from the ocean and all of the shops and restaurants on bustling Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

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Grand Italian Villa in the Hollywood Dell | 2285 La Granada Drive

This grand Italian-style villa was built in 1923 making it one of the very first homes to line the Hollywood Hills enclave of the Hollywood Dell. Set high above other homes in the area on a large 1/3 acre lot with extraordinary views that offer a near panorama of the canyon. Neighborhood rumor has it that it was once lived in by Pola Negri and Rudolph Valentino and was also briefly owned by the Getty Family at one point.

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Franklin Hills Spanish Built by Designer of the Iconic Pantages Theatre – 1570 Sanborn Ave.

Own a piece of Hollywood history with this fabulous Spanish-style home in Los Feliz’s wonderful Franklin Hills neighborhood. The home was built in 1928 by sculptor Steven Gaal making it one of the original homes in the area. Gaal was a prestigious artist who also designed the iconic Egyptian and Pantages theatre interiors. After moving to Los Angeles in 1925, he established this as his studio-home where he sculpted portrait busts, whippets, and commemorative coins. Gaal also worked with Walt Disney on some of his early cartoon characters and then painted sets for Universal, Paramount, and United Artists.

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