After a Soulful Remix, a Mid-Century Ranch Asks $2.4M in Southern California

By Kathryn M. Originally built in 1950, this ranch-style house near the edge of the Arroyo in Pasadena, California, remained in the hands of one family before the current owner, Kirsten Blazek—founder and creative director of home staging and interior design company A1000xBetter—gave it an expert upgrade. “The property stands out due to its exceptional,… Keep reading

An Acclaimed Architect’s Former Home—in All Its 1980s Splendor—Seeks $1.9M Near L.A.

By Kathryn M. Built into a steep and forested hillside, the striking residence designed by Harold J. Bissner Jr. features dramatic cathedral ceilings and a Japanese-inspired penthouse sunroom. In 1981, the acclaimed architect Harold J. Bissner Jr. designed and built his personal dwelling in South Pasadena, California. The site was particularly meaningful to Bissner Jr.,… Keep reading

David Wallace’s Polished Mansion From “The Office” Spurs a $6M Bidding War

Calling all fans of The Office: The opulent estate that appeared on NBC’s beloved series as the residence of David Wallace, played by actor Andy Buckley, is now up for grabs. Due to its immense popularity, however, the distinguished six-bedroom, six-bathroom home in Pasadena, California, will cost the lucky buyer much more than its original… Keep reading

John Lautner’s Deutsch House Hits the Market in Los Angeles for $2.7M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Original built-in cabinetry by boatbuilder John de la Vaux gives this midcentury Hollywood Hills home a cool nautical vibe. John Lautner is one of the most famous names in Los Angeles architecture—renowned for iconic structures such as the Chemosphere and the Sheats-Goldstein residence—but he didn’t only design homes with large budgets…. Keep reading

A Dashing Midcentury Near L.A. by Buff, Straub & Hensman Lists for $4M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Built in 1959 by the award-winning firm Buff, Straub & Hensman—the creators of more than 300 houses throughout Southern California in their heyday—the Thompson Moseley House in San Marino, California, is a stellar example of midcentury post-and-beam architecture. In 2009, the home was thoughtfully restored by Space International, who stayed true… Keep reading

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