A Mid-Century Gem With a Prime Pool Patio Makes a Splash in L.A.

By Dwell Staff Price: $1,229,000 Year Built: 1959 Footprint: 1,714 square feet (three bedrooms, two baths) Lot Size: 0.25 acres This single-level, sensitively updated indoor/outdoor home comes with a newly built one-bedroom, one-bath ADU/guesthouse. The main home has an open floor plan and walls of glass that wrap around a new pool, spa, and landscaped… Keep reading

Early-’80s Kit House in Pasadena Pays Homage to 16th Century Japan

by Pauline O’Connor Although this home in Pasadena’s Poppy Peak district was constructed from a kit, no one would ever call it “cookie-cutter.” Erected in 1981, the three-bedroom residence is one of just a handful in Southern California made to order by a design/build firm founded in the 1970s by Gordon Steen. A native Angeleno,… Keep reading

On the Market: Local Properties Worth a Look

by Sara Smola 1430 Arroyo View Drive, Pasadena AMENITIES: Thoughtful touches include a hand-crafted, built-in wine closet, zero-edge infinity pool, and detached ADU. The gourmet kitchen with a marble waterfall island and custom walnut cabinetry is stocked with high-end appliances from Thermador, Wolf, and Gaggenau. A downstairs primary suite features diamond-polished concrete floors and custom… Keep reading

What You Get | $2.6 Million Homes in California

A Mid-Century Modern house built in 1961, with three bedrooms and three bathrooms, on a 0.5-acre lot The sellers, who bought this house in 2017, meticulously restored it to its original state and incorporated sustainable upgrades, including landscaping the property with native plants and installing a low-waste irrigation system. The house is about a five-minute… Keep reading

Concrete is King at this Pasadena Home Designed for Entertaining

By The Spaces Team Brutalism turns domestic at this concrete Pasadena home in Oak Knoll, which features soaring vaulted rooms and a stepped backyard pool and decks. The 2009 home is offered for sale at $6.8m via Derek and Michelle Luczyski of DPP Real Estate and comprises a trio of pitched volumes that look like… Keep reading