Rent a 110-year-old Pasadena Craftsman for $4,500 per month

By Elijah Chiland Here’s a leasing opportunity you don’t see every day. This very handsome Pasadena Craftsman sits right alongside the Arroyo Seco, near the newly christened John Van de Kamp Bridge, and it’s now looking for a renter. Built in 1908, the three-bedroom home boasts hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, lovely French doors and casement windows, antique light… Keep reading

Open House Obsession: Welcome Home To The Camellia Cottage, $4M

By Philip Ferrato Where: 1413 Wentworth Avenue, Oak Knoll, Pasadena When: Sunday, July 1 from 1:00pm-4:00pm Asking: $3,988,000 What: Camellia Cottage, a wonderful “cottage” to accommodate long-term guests, originally built as part of the legendary Huntington (currently the Huntington Langham) Hotel’s postwar expansion in the late 1940s, and now a 5-bed, 6-bath home with a swimming pool in the… Keep reading

1920s Italianate-style mansion in Pasadena by Johnson, Kaufmann & Coate asks $3.6M

By Pauline O’Connor When it comes to outstanding period-revival architecture, Pasadena really is the golden goose that keeps on giving. Here to illustrate that point is this elegant Italian Renaissance Revival whipped up in 1924 by the dream-team firm of Reginald D. Johnson, Gordon Kaufmann, and Roland Coate. Commissioned by the wealthy widow of Los Angeles developer… Keep reading

A Southern Californian Midcentury With Japanese Influences Asks $3.13M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Floor-to-ceiling windows allow light and garden views to saturate this post-and-beam midcentury in Pasadena, California. Designed in 1960 by architect Hideo Matsunaga, this midcentury post-and-beam is set behind a gated stone wall and overlooks private, garden grounds. The home incorporates Japanese design elements throughout, with walls of glass providing gorgeous views of the surrounding… Keep reading

Terrific Twofer! Buy 2 Architectural Masterpieces for the Price of 1

By Lisa Johnson Mandell It’s rare to find an architectural masterpiece available for an accessible price, and rarer still to find two masterpieces on the same lot for one low price. But it’s a current reality at the hillside property known as the J.J. Mulvihill house, now on the market for $1.59 million. The property… Keep reading

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