Updated Hyde Park Bungalow With Asymmetrical Addition Seeks $1.3 Million

By Wendy Bowman Back in 2016, when Los Angeles architect Stuart Magruder bought a new family home for himself and his wife — plus their two energetic kids and a duo of dogs — this bungalow in the up-and-coming Hyde Park area probably seemed like a bizarre choice. The tiny, 1940s-era structure was single story,… Keep reading

The Longtime Pasadena Home of Modernist Architect Harold J. Bissner Has Sold for $1.8 Million

By Wendy Bowman Crafted in 1982 by noted Pasadena-born architect Harold J. Bissner Jr. — probably most known for collaborating with business partner Harold Zook to create the iconic look of Southern California’s Holland-themed Van De Kamp’s bakeries, with their signature folded plate roofs and towering windmills — this striking hillside structure served as the personal… Keep reading

Midcentury Modern Home of ‘Spongebob SquarePants’ Creator Sells in Bidding War to Billionaire

By James McClain Well, that didn’t take long. Only a month after it first popped up for sale, the stunningly preserved San Marino home of the late Stephen Hillenburg has sold for about $5.1 million in an all-cash deal — an almost unbelievable $1.1 million more than the $4 million asking price and more than double what the “Spongebob… Keep reading