Home of the Week: A modern Pasadena home full of surprises

By Neal J. Leitereg This modern residence in Pasadena is a showcase of flexibility and efficiency. Walls of recycled glass, cleverly placed skylights and a whole-house solar system are among forward-thinking details that reinforce the innovative design. Less apparent are two secret playrooms and a hideaway office concealed by opaque sliding walls. The details Location:… Keep reading

Brie Larson Loses a Little on Sale in Laurel Canyon

By Mark David Brie Larson is unquestionably a big winner in Hollywood. The 29-year-old phenom took home an Oscar in 2015 for the indie drama “Room” and, following her star turn in “Captain Marvel,” she’s part of the celeb-packed ensemble cast of this year’s mega-blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame,” which has hauled in an astonishing almost $2.8… Keep reading

Luxe And Luminous In Oak Knoll, $6.5M

By Philip Ferrato With almost 6000-square-feet, this 5-bed, 6-bath home (plus a pool and poolhouse) in Pasadena’s Oak Knoll could be described as a party giver’s paradise. Massed in a trio of connected stucco pavilions, the steeply pitched whitewashed spaces are softly illuminated by skylights, ready to be filled with friends. And uniquely, the superb… Keep reading

Contemporary Pasadena Home with Stairs to 2 Secret Attic Playrooms Lists at $6.5 Million

A Pasadena contemporary home, owned by the husband-wife team behind the food Blossom Market Hall set to open in San Gabriel’s historic Mission District in 2020, has listed for $6.495 million. Set on nearly half an acre in the affluent Oak Knoll neighborhood, the five-bedroom home built in 2009 at 561 Woodland Road offers 5,810… Keep reading

My Favorite Murder’s Karen Kilgariff Buys Killer Mid-Century Modern in Studio City

By Bianca Barragan The co-host of the popular true-crime comedy podcast My Favorite Murder has purchased a glorious midcentury modern in the hills of Studio City. Variety reports that podcast maven Karen Kilgariff spent $2.1 million on the home, built in 1951. Situated on a windy cul de sac, the house recently underwent “a full… Keep reading

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