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

A Look at BoldPas :: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena

This past Saturday, Old Pasadena was taken over by a series of large-scale art installations for an exciting event known as BoldPas. The one-day interactive exhibition featured 13 colorful installations placed throughout the historic alleyways of Old Pasadena. The event also incorporated a number of live painters, walking tours, and art activities for all ages…. Keep reading

Authentically Restored Mid-Century Modern in Pasadena Up for Auction

By Claudine Zap An impeccably restored Mid-Century Modern gem in Pasadena, CA, has landed on the market. The 1957 Thomson residence, which has been re-created to reflect the original design of the home, offers a glimpse back in time to the post-World War II era.  The owner of this retro masterpiece is none other than “Mad Men” executive producer Scott… Keep reading

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