Nestled between the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys on the edge of the Angeles National Forest is La Crescenta, an ethnically diverse small city with a Mayberry vibe. Excellent public schools, serene parks, hiking trails, and a top-notch farmers market have put the family-friendly spot—located less than 15 miles from Downtown LA—on the real estate map. Ranch homes on large lots surrounded by mature trees are the predominant style, along with a sprinkling of Mid-century homes (artists Lari Pittman and Roy Dowell sold Neutra’s 1952 Serulnic Residence and an avant-garde second home on the property by Michael Maltzan to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea in 2018). Don’t miss the region’s architectural centerpiece, St. Luke’s of the Mountains Episcopal Church, which was built from natural stone by the famous artist Seymour Thomas in 1924.
Eric Lloyd Wright’s greatest influence was clearly his father, yet this 1992 home north of Los Angeles exposes his own personal twist on the Prairie School. The Wystrach-Adams Residence is characterised by avant-garde curves, vaulted ceilings, slanted skylights and built-in wood furnishings that hug the walls. Tall banks of glass in every room push natural... Keep reading →
By Sarah Buder This La Crescenta home by Eric Lloyd Wright, son of architect Frank Lloyd Wright Jr. and grandson of the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright, is characterized by curved surfaces and interiors faced in organic materials such as raw concrete, tile, and teak. At the front entrance to the home, dubbed the Wystrach-Adams Residence,... Keep reading →
Are you in the market for a stylish Mid-Century home complete with designer finishes and an outdoor entertainer’s paradise? Well then you won’t want to miss this week’s virtual tour of our new listing in Pasadena’s coveted San Rafael area. Then explore an Altadena bungalow and a La Crescenta Mid-Century both offering stunning views. Pasadena... Keep reading →
Whether it be a room with home office potential, a converted garage flex space, an inviting outdoor oasis or simply a cozy nook tucked away somewhere, buyers are looking for homes with that little bit of extra oomph to ensure functionality and comfort during these trying times. Virtually tour a home with all that and... Keep reading →
Itching to see some lovely homes in the LA area? Look no further than our roundup of homes for sale. All priced under $1.5 million! Whether its a NELA fixer, a turnkey bungalow, or a centrally located townhome, there’s something for everyone! Glendale | Clair Philipp Earl, AIA | The Allan F. Daily Residence, 1954... Keep reading →