123 N Kings Road Loft #1 – Pugh + Scarpa, AIA

4x6_MLS__IMG_9133Swanky loft living in the heart of trendy West Hollywood/Beverly Center area? A Pugh + Scarpa Masterpiece? That’s what I’m talking about!

It’s rare to find the minimalist-style lofts of Venice and downtown Los Angeles in this section of the city, and even rarer that they embody the spirit of impeccable design like this stunning condominium at 123 N. Kings Road. Designed in 2008 by renowned architects Gwynne Pugh and Lawrence Scarpa of Pugh + Scarpa (now Brooks + Scarpa and, separately, Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio), this 1 bedroom/2 bath 1,509 square foot architectural offers all the comforts of luxury in one of the most desirable locations of Los Angeles.

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2312 Baxter – A Bestor Design in Silver Lake

2312 Baxter LA Estate PoolBuilt in 2006 by Barbara Bestor, AIA, this stunning home offers sweeping views, privacy and dramatic living spaces. It’s quintessential Silver Lake in the hills above the reservoir. 2312 Baxter features over 7,200 sq. ft. of engaging design and modern living at its finest with a large formal living room, spacious dining room, library, enormous state of the art kitchen, family room, game room, gym, office and complete guest suite. With six bedrooms, five baths, this is one of the largest homes in Silver Lake, and most coveted. MLS# 15-878173 Property sold on April 28th, 2015 above the listing price in multiple offers.

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7321 Woodrow Wilson Drive – A Golden Hollywood Hideaway

7321 Woodrow Wilson Pool

Circa 1950, the very year that brought us Bette Davis in All about Eve, and the sizzling Sunset Boulevard with William Holden as an unsuccessful screenwriter and Gloria Swanson playing a faded silent film star. Old Hollywood lingers in this English Country revival. A thorough redoux remastered its intended grandeur. This is Woodrow Wilson Drive, 7321 to be precise. Where the California Trifecta–pool, view, & privacy–is not only celebrated, it’s a closely held tradition. MLS#:  15-877587

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18128 Chardon Circle – Home of Mid-Century Modern Furniture Icon

18128 2It’s a special, rare joy to gaze inside the homes of those who have significantly innovated architecture and design, and when that happens, it is a privilege to be truly savored. Such is the case with this stunning midcentury ranch in Encino originally designed for furniture legend/businessman/tastemaker Mel Brown. For the first time ever, this gorgeous 3422 square foot home became available in August 2014 after 50 years under the expert care of its legendary (and at the time it sold its only) residents, Mel and Muriel (Mimi) Brown.

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2143 Panorama Terrace – James H. Garrott, AIA

frontThe Neighborhood of Silver Lake, in Los Angeles, recognized by Forbe’s Magazine as home to some of the most avant garde Modernist architecture in North America, offered one of its iconic homes on the market. 2143 Panorama Terrace is a stunning mid-century modern home designed and built in 1953 by acclaimed architect James H. Garrott for accalimed artist, Bernice “Burr” Singer (1912-1992). The artist’s retreat features over 1,900 sq. ft. of living space with 3 bedrooms and an inspiring art studio.

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