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

A Look at the Petersen Automotive Museum

Situated at one end of the Miracle Mile, The Petersen Automotive Museum has been preserving the history and cultural impact of cars in Los Angeles since 1994. Founded by magazine publisher Robert E. Petersen and his wife Margie, the philanthropic couple sought out a windowless space to house a collection of priceless vehicles. The museum… Keep reading

Vintage Long Beach: Where a Bixby hung his shingle

By Lauren Beale The rich architecture of the Bixby Ranch House in Long Beach is evident just walking up the gated pathway to the column-flanked leaded-glass front door. The home was built in 1890 — a year of experimentation and discovery — the same year the jukebox was invented. Soon to follow were electric kettles,… Keep reading

August 2018 Newsletter

photo by Jim Riche

‘Mod Mirage’ :: Exploring the Architectural Legacy of Rancho Mirage

Long heralded as the quintessential destination for midcentury-modern architecture, the city of Palm Springs boasts homes built by star architects such as Richard Neutra, John Lautner, Albert Frey, and William F. Cody. But a few miles east lies the city of Rancho Mirage, another architectural destination ready to step out of the shadow cast by… Keep reading

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