November 2019 Newsletter

A Picture Perfect Mid-Century in Pasadena Lists for $2.3M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo The plans for this post-and-beam construction were featured in the May 1950 edition of “Arts & Architecture Magazine.” Known as the Robert Smith Residence, 320 San Miguel Road was built by architects Eugene Weston and Douglas Byles in 1951, after the plans for the home were published in the May 1950… Keep reading

Here’s what $1.79M buys in Los Angeles

By Jenna Chandler Musicians Lourdes Hernández and Zach Leigh, the couple behind event venue The Ruby Street in Highland Park, are looking to sell a 1920s Mediterranean-style “cottage” that they’ve overhauled over the past two years. Featured in Domino and the Spanish edition of Architectural Digest, the home now sports oak floors in a herringbone pattern, Smeg appliances, recessed lighting and… Keep reading

Here Are 20 of the Best Mid-Century Renovations in Palm Springs

By Kate Reggev We’ve gathered 20 of our favorite homes that maintain their mid-century flavor without sacrificing 21st-century modernizations and updates. An Updated Study In Indoor/Outdoor Desert Living Originally built in 1940, this 3,260-square-foot home has undergone a complete redesign, reimagining the property as a midcentury-inspired, contemporary estate. The renovation of the four-bedroom, five-bath residence… Keep reading

Oil Heiress Aileen Getty Buys James Valentine’s Midcentury Modern

By James McClain When Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine put his glossy midcentury modern residence — provocatively and aptly known as the Steel House — on the market in September, the steel-and-glass pavilion generated widespread publicity, with real estate publications nationwide fawning over the sleekly restored showplace. Qualified buyers flocked to the residence, which subsequently quickly sold in just… Keep reading

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