If you want to get a sense of the low-key yet affluent vibe of Brentwood, book a table for brunch at Tavern (designed by Jeffrey Alan Marks), then grab an ice cream from Sweet Rose Creamery at the Brentwood Country Mart, a paparazzi-free shopping center that looks like a barn, but houses Jenni Kayne, Calypso St. Barth, James Perse Yosemite, and a weekend petting zoo for kids. The neighborhood’s main drag—the coral tree lined San Vicente—is filled with enough boutiques and restaurants (Baltaire is the new favorite) to keep you busy for a year. There are six residential sub-districts—gated Brentwood Circle, Brentwood Glen, Bundy Canyon (home to the famed Getty Center), Kenter Canyon, Mandeville Canyon, and Crestwood Hills, the latter of which includes a cluster of architecturally significant Mid-Century Modern homes from A. Quincy Jones, Earl G. Richards, Whitney Smith, and Edgardo Contini.
The T-shaped residence combines Koenig’s trademark steel-and-glass construction with warm wooden accents, which were unexpected for the Case Study architect at the time. Call this a case study in warm, wood-ensconced modernism from an architect known for working with steel or perhaps an example of relatively modest postwar housing from a man whose work has... Keep reading →
With stay at home orders in effect, many Californians are cooking and baking up a storm at home. They say the kitchen is the heart of a home, and this week we have a fresh crop of new listings with both stylish and functional cooking areas. Whether it’s a state of the art cook’s kitchen... Keep reading →
Check out these stunning Los Angeles properties all on the market for under $1.5 million. Whether you’re a fan of chic mid-century modern style homes or looking for a trendy newer construction, we’ve got you covered. Mount Washington | 1965 A-Frame Compound with Views 371 Mavis Drive | $1,375,000 Sited on an oversized street-to-street lot... Keep reading →
By Loren Talbot Los Angeles. This 1986 three-bedroom house in Brentwood Hills sits off a private modern courtyard. The main floor includes custom lighting, floor-to-ceiling windows, a great room including a kitchen and hearth, a dining space opening to a wraparound terrace with mountain and ocean views, and the master suite. A spiral staircase leads down to a... Keep reading →
By Philip Ferrato Where: 2000 Westridge Road, Brentwood When: Sunday, June 19 from 2:00pm–5:00 Asking: $3,495,000 What: A 4-bed, 4-bath Post+Beam designed by architect/developer Matt Kivlin, cantilevered over a canyon with views over Brentwood to Downtown. After experiencing the joys of surfing on a visit to Hawaii in 1940, Kivlin (1929-2014) would become renowned for engineering and developing the... Keep reading →