1928 English cottage for $800K awaits buyer in Altadena’s historic Janes Village

By Marilyn Kalfus Set on a knoll under a soaring Chinese elm tree, an English cottage on Marigold Street is one of the original homes that Elisha Janes, a New York transplant, built in Altadena in the 1920s. The 1928 home is located in Janes Village, designated as an ”Altadena Heritage” area in 2002. In… Keep reading

Richard Neutra-designed home in Rancho Palos Verdes offered at $4.1 million

By Marilyn Kalfus A hillside Rancho Palos Verdes home designed by famed modernist Richard Neutra is for sale at $4.1 million. The 5,185-square-foot home constructed for shipbuilder John Rados in 1957 is one of the largest Neutra-designed homes in the U.S., the agents say. Tucked beyond a long, private driveway, the stone and wood-slatted house… Keep reading

Long Beach mansion built for George Bixby in 1890 hits the market at $3.2 million

By Marilyn Kalfus One of the most iconic homes in Long Beach — built for George Bixby in 1890 — has hit the market for the first time in nearly a quarter-century. Bixby was a major developer of the city, including the 120-acre residential area that bears the family name: Bixby Knolls. Designated a Long… Keep reading

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