18 posts tagged los angeles
18 posts tagged los angeles
Topping a half-acre promontory in Beverly Hills is this curving glass-and-steel contemporary by renowned architect Ed Niles.
Built in neo-classical style in a nod to all things medieval, this palatial estate measures in at a whopping 27,816-square-feet, with a total of six bedrooms, 14 bathrooms and 9 fireplacesfound littered throughout. The home wastes little time in flaunting its majestic side, starting with a two-story foyer lined in marble with wrought iron staircases running on both sides, and a fantastic overhead rotunda acting as a beacon to the gods.
Designed as a tribute to Eames, with flairs of Neutra and Schindler intertwined, the Los Angeles, CA home known as “SteelHouse” is a dynamic expression of new-age green living in mid-century modern form. A construct of the Swiss-American firm agps architecture, the home was meticulously designed to offer both a sustainable and flexible living environment – and now sports a more flexible price tag after being re-listed in recent days for $1.695 million.
This 6-bed, 5-bath contemporary design really is a beauty. From the bucolic settings, to the fresh interiors, to the fact that the property’s 1.4 acres is zoned for horses, this house has ample ability to make jaws drop. Set in the canyons above Los Angeles, CA, the home was designed to make the most of its peaceful surroundings. The outdoors are warmly welcomed in through abundant windows and semi-transparent fiberglass walls, which admit light while still preserving privacy.
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.
Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Sasha Vujacic is officially bidding adieu to Southern California. The headband-wearing swingman, who played for the Lakeshow from 2004-2011, is looking to wash his hands of his Rancho Palos Verdes, CA home. It makes perfect sense for Vujacic to sell his house, which can be had for $2.749 million, given that the husband to be of tennis star Maria Sherapova currently resides in Turkey where he suits up for Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball League.
A beautiful 1962 Post and Beam home in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles.
This Bel Air modern was designed by David Thompson of Assembledge+ and Billy Rose. Thompson, the principal of Assembledge+, was raised in Hollywood and is committed to “extending the city’s history of architectural innovation,” per the firm’s website. Thompson’s Bel Air design certainly drives that point home.
Rudolf Schindler’s How House in Los Angeles was restored in 2004 by architect/contractor Jeff Fink, who has worked on a number of L.A. Schindler designs. The 1925 home is a registered Historic-Cultural Monument and features a garden designed by Richard Neutra, which was uncovered during the 2004 renovation.
This 4 bed, 3.5 bath Mid-Century home perched in the leafy Los Feliz foothills just below Griffith Park is listed at $2.699 million.
The design combines the clean lines, airy spaces, and minimalism of Modern architecture with an organic esthetic represented by dark-blonde hardwood floors throughout, wood ceilings, and hewn rock trim outside and in. Floor to ceiling windows offer views of Griffith Park, the Griffith Observatory, and the Los Angeles skyline.
This unique Mid-Century estate in Los Angeles features a re-done main house originally designed by Gregory Ain and a guest house designed by Pierre Koenig.
Former Ambassador to Finland Rockwell Schnabel and wife Marna, a graduate of architecture school, commissioned Frank Gehry to design this four structure home in 1989. Broadway producer Jon Platt entered stage left in 2006, stating ”one isn’t so much an owner of a Gehry house as its steward.” The producer of “The Book of Mormon,” ‘Wicked,” and “Angels in America” spent four years “invisibly shepherding this house into the 21st century.”