17 posts tagged california
17 posts tagged california
Redwood panels and a stucco finish give the Taggart House by architect Lloyd Wright a striking appearance.
This listing in Pasadena, California has two homes on the same lot. The two Craftsman cottages have been completely upgraded with new copper plumbing, new appliances and more. The property features mature fruit trees and each home has a private courtyard, one with an additional grassy yard. These homes are listed with Realtor Adam Brett for $974,800.
Harrison Ford, the actor beloved to many as playing both Han Solo and Indiana Jones, has slipped his home in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles onto the market for $8.295 million. Ford has owned this Colonial style home for a long time, picking it up way back in 1983 for around $1 million. He later owned it with his second wife Melissa Mathison.
The infatuation with mid-century design is back in full swing and many a homebuyer, especially those house shopping in the Southern California area, will be on the lookout for those mid-century modern gems. The overwhelming interest in California Modern architecture makes the listing of an exceptional Boyd E. Georgi design in Burbank, CA, a rarity for that neck of the woods, all the more appealing. Built in the vision of iconic post-war developer Joseph Eichler, whose architectural touch can be seen up and down coastal California, the sleek mod underwent a full rehab by the current owners a few years back and is now there for the taking after being listed $839,000.
Whenever the California Coast is mentioned, it usually conjures up images of glitzy Hollywood boulevards or the townhouse-topped hills of San Francisco. But there’s still a lot of the state that hasn’t been paved over, and in these open spaces the spirit of the Old West is still alive. For proof, just take a look at the 197-acre Rancho del Rio, in San Juan Capistrano, CA.
The hit show ‘Mad Men’ is (finally) returning to the airwaves this Sunday, beginning its fifth season on the AMC Network. Fans are anxiously awaiting the next chapter in the story of Don Draper et al., and if the building media buzz is any indication, this season will be well-watched and endlessly analyzed. We’re just as excited as the next fan for the new season, and we’re celebrating in our own unique way: here’s five pieces of mid-mod architecture for the Mad Man (or Woman) in you.
If you are a fan of Jennifer Aniston’s recent purchase of an A. Quincy Jones manse in Bel Air, CA, then be sure to check out this particular masterpiece by the esteemed architect, which just hit the L.A. real estate market for $6.95 million. Built in 1962, the newly listed post-and-beam design resides on a secluded, three-quarter-acre lot in Beverly Hills, CA, and displays the same organic balance of form, light and space that is synonymous with Jones-built homes.
William Kesling’s 1936 Streamline Moderne design for film star Wallace Beery.