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

Kirsten Blazek Remakes The American Ranch House

By Philip Ferrato The “Ranch” is so ubiquitous a form of housing that we sometimes forget how radical they were, transforming the landscape in the post-WWII era with endless one-story homes. There are the classic Eichlers and Cliff Mays, which introduced one-story Tract Modernism to America, but there’s another species that evolved alongside them with… Keep reading

Kirstie Alley Sells Los Feliz Villa for $7.8 Million

By Kirsten Chuba The actress purchased the six-bedroom property in 2000 for almost $3 million. Kirstie Alley has parted with her Los Feliz estate after more than two decades. The actress sold her six-bedroom, seven-bathroom home in an off-market sale for $7.8 million, represented by Juan Longfellow and Louise Leach of real estate firm Deasy… Keep reading

The Deutsch House by John Lautner

This two-level mid-century modern in the Hollywood Hills features extraordinary views of the mountains, the Hollywood sign and city lights. Designed early in Lautner’s career, the house displays the innovation, use of natural materials, and indoor-outdoor living he is known for: An open floor plan; tall ceilings; exposed wood rafters; floor-to-ceiling glass walls; teak paneling,… Keep reading

A Newly Constructed California Modern Home Located on Round Top Drive, Los Angeles

This newly constructed California Modern home offers high-end construction and quality materials and is nicely situated on a lot with 270-degree views. Upon entering the home, you will immediately notice the open floorplan. You are greeted with the formal living room with large black framed windows, built-in bookshelves and a bioethanol fireplace. The floorplan flows… Keep reading

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