Secluded 1920s retreat in Rustic Canyon seeks $2M

By Bianca Barragan This 1924 dwelling, surrounded by trees and fronted by a bridge over Rustic Canyon Creek, doesn’t just look and feel like an artist’s retreat. It actually was one. In the 1940s, author Christopher Isherwood reportedly took up residence at the two-story home. Isherwood lived in a number of locations in Rustic Canyon and nearby… Keep reading

Cheerful Craftsman bungalow asking $879K in Echo Park

By Pauline O’Connor This apple-green Craftsman cottage in the hills of Echo Park may be over a century old, but it looks to have plenty of life left in it yet. Along with such original character details as hardwood floors, coffered ceilings, wainscoting, and glass doors, the light and bright two-bedroom, one-bath bungalow features an enclosed sun… Keep reading

Bright, modern Highland Park house seeks $859K

By Bianca Barragan Atop a steep street off Figueroa in Highland Park, this house, built in 1950, is in a prime location for views of neighboring hillsides. Two patios offer great vantage points for taking in those vistas. Inside, the house has been totally updated, with only a few elements here and there hinting at its… Keep reading

Bohemian compound on over an acre in Topanga asks $2.15M

By Elijah Chiland If you’re craving that bohemian lifestyle—and you have a couple million dollars to spend—look no farther than this rustic compound, sitting on one and a half acres in Topanga. The property has multiple structures, including a main house with hardwood floors and a freestanding fireplace. Featuring vaulted ceilings and a lofted space above… Keep reading

Sexy midcentury modern by Ray Kappe on the market in Baldwin Hills for $2.2M

By Pauline O’Connor If you were thinking of making a bid on Naples Island’s Stoner House, tough luck—the waterfront property reworked by the brilliant Ray Kappe in 1955 is now pending sale. But stepping up to fill the Kappe gap is a sharp midcentury modern in Baldwin Hills known as the Waymire House. One of the SCI-Arc co-founder’s earliest commissions,… Keep reading

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