A piece of Santa Monica ‘evotecture’ hits the market for $3.8m

By Emma Tucker Thane Roberts designed this Santa Monica beach home, which embodies his ecologically-minded approach to architecture. The LA County property sits on a wooded plot, not far from the beach and Santa Monica pier. Its wood-clad exterior and timber structure is reminiscent of an oversized treehouse, helped by the greenery that surrounds the windows. Roberts designed the five-bedroom home… Keep reading

A Tree House–Like Dwelling Near the Coastline Seeks $3.89M in Santa Monica, CA

By Kathryn M. The thoughtfully renovated residence was designed in 1981 by local architect Thane Roberts. One of the earliest homes designed by Santa Monica–based architect Thane Roberts is up for grabs. The celebrated architect is known for his adventurous nature: After embarking on a nine-year, 30,000-mile sailing trip throughout the Pacific Ocean, he returned… Keep reading

Mid-Century Pasadena home lists for the first time, seeks $1.7 million

By Sandra Barrera A Japanese-inspired, post-and-beam-style home in Pasadena has come on the market for the first time since its completion in 1965. Lovingly preserved, it aims to fetch $1.695 million. The local build-design firm Norwood and DeLonge created the 1,669-square-foot family home of the late Hot Rod Magazine senior editor Gray Baskerville and his… Keep reading

Actor John O’Hurley, ‘Seinfeld’s’ J. Peterman, sheds his Beverly Hills villa

By Jack Flemming John O’Hurley, the actor best known for his role as J. Peterman on the sitcom “Seinfeld,” just sold his Mediterranean-style villa in Beverly Hills for $4.5 million. He spent 17 years in the 90210 after paying $3.05 million for the property in 2004. The sixth time was a charm for O’Hurley, who… Keep reading

You Won’t Believe the Transformation of This Boho-Chic California Ranch

This four-bedroom ranch in Pasadena, California, looked quite different when Los Angeles interior designer Kirsten Blazek first purchased it. It was built in 1945 and stayed in the same family until she bought it in 2019, barely changing over the decades. Kirsten designed the house for her own family and lived there until selling it… Keep reading