Renovated midcentury with A-frame canopy asks $1.7M in La Cañada-Flintridge

By Elijah Chiland With a large A-frame canopy and a sloping, asymmetrical roofline, this modern-style residence in La Cañada-Flintridge possesses a distinctly midcentury personality. Per the listing, the house was built in 1960 for big band leader and record store owner Val Grayson. Its outgoing design is the work of prolific Southern California homebuilder Webster Wiley, who constructed many of… Keep reading

Before and After: Saving a stylish Midcentury from an ugly ‘80s aesthetic

By Jack Flemming Cinematographer Paul Sommers recalled high stakes and pouring rain as he sped to La Cañada Flintridge from Warner Bros. Studio on a lunch break in 2005. He and his wife, Julie, a film production manager, had twin daughters about to enter first grade, and they needed a peaceful family home in the… Keep reading

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