USC Asking $4.2 Million for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Freeman House in the Hollywood Hills

By Wendy Bowman The University of Southern California is apparently cleaning house, in more ways than one. The academic institution’s longtime presidential mansion in the San Gabriel Valley city of San Marino just sold to billionaire Tianqiao Chen for $25 million in cash; now the powers that be are hoping to find a future caretaker willing… Keep reading

Frank Lloyd Wright: Restoration-Ready in Hollywood, $4.25M

By Philip Ferrato We’re so used to those polished, evocatively staged images in real estate listings, it’s refreshing that the listing for Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Freeman House deploys instead a selection of atmospheric vintage images from 1972. Brought to market by pioneering architecture specialist broker Mike Deasy, CEO and co-founder of Deasy Penner Podley,… Keep reading

USC Is Selling a Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Home for $4.25 Million

By Mary Elizabeth Andriotis A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in Los Angeles is on the market for $4.25 million, and its seller is none other than the University of Southern California, which acquired the property in 1986 after the original homeowners donated it to the School of Architecture at USC. Located at 1962 Glencoe Way,… Keep reading

‘The Master’ Joins Fire Sale

By Dan Smith Often when an historic building changes hands, the prospect of careless stewardship and inauthentic changes worries both casual and avid preservationists. In the case of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Freeman House, which hit the Los Angeles home market this month, those same folks may be relieved that the premier school of mid-century modern… Keep reading

A Newly Listed $4.25 Million Los Angeles Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright ‘Is Not for the Faint of Heart’

By V.L. Hendrickson The University of Southern California is selling a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Los Angeles home, one of four in the city using concrete blocks, for $4.25 million. The Samuel and Harriet Freeman House in the Hollywood Hills was constructed with more than 12,000 cast concrete blocks used both inside and out, and features… Keep reading