What You Get :: $1.7 Million Homes in California, Tennessee and Pennsylvania

By Julie Lasky Altadena, Calif. | $1.699 Million A 1963 modern house with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Ian Mackinlay, a Scottish-born architect, adapted the design of this house from one his client admired in Hawaii. He built it on a knoll in the foothills of the San Gabriel range, on a private road that… Keep reading

Early film set designer re-created a Spanish town in Hollywood Hills

By Lauren Beale Drawing its inspiration from the villages of Andalusia, Las Orquideas complex in Hollywood Hills was built at the end of the 1920s to evoke a Spanish hill town. To achieve the effect, original owner Wilfred Buckland, filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille’s onetime art director, designed the compound with ascending walkways, connecting gardens and… Keep reading

deasy penner podley Launches A New Hancock Park Office With An Evening Of Art

  Here at deasy penner podley, art and design are at the forefront of our minds and our business. So what better way to introduce our newest office than an exciting evening of art? DPP partner Hannah Sloan is curating an art exhibition to be on display for the launch party of our Hancock Park… Keep reading

Home of the Week: Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark

By Neal J. Leitereg This minimalist-modern home in Torrance strikes a balance between monochromatic hues with a completely white interior tucked within a shell of dark corrugated cement fiberboard. Known as the Monokuro House, the subdued two-story was designed to evoke the light and dark contrast found in traditional Japanese architecture. Setback windows, operable skylights… Keep reading

An eBay Way To Sell Your Home: New Sales Method Could Change Real Estate

By Jasmine Viel Buying a home in Los Angeles is like playing a game of roulette, as many of you already know, you pick a number, price, and just hope it’s the right one. A Pasadena real estate firm is looking to change the game, if you will. They have created the first of its… Keep reading

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