Open House Obsession: Lovely c.1959 Ed Fickett With a Hollywood Pedigree, $2M

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By Philip Ferrato

Where: 2775 Rinconia Drive, Hollywood Dell
When: Sunday, June 26 from 2:00pm-5:00pm
Asking: $1,995,000
What: A lovely c.1959 3-bed, 3-bath, canyon view home designed by architect Edward FIckett, a prolific MCM great whose whose light touch and dramatic spaces are undergoing a revival. Although substantially altered and updated, Fickett’s hallmark style is still evident in the expressive stone work, elegantly-proportioned rooms and high ceilings. Probably now best known for her three tumultuous marriages (Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw, and Frank Sinatra) film star Ava Gardner (1922-1990) lived here in the ’60s.

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A Look Inside Philippe Rousselin’s Architectural View Home in Pacific Palisades

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Architectural View Home :: Photography by David Archer

A blending of the timeless California design of indoor/outdoor sixties architecture, and a recent complete remodel and decor from the gifted eye of Owner/Partner of the Diva Group in Beverly Hills, “A leading destination of luxury lifestyle”, this single level house delivers what everyone desires. Immersed by quintessential views of the Pacific coastline and bordering the Santa Monica mountains, this oasis offers an intuitive floor plan for entertaining as well as family living. The state of the art cooks kitchen connects seamlessly with the indoor and outdoor spaces including dining and living rooms merging a formal and informal vibe. The house is complete with four bedroom environments, including a rejuvenating master bedroom suite tucked in the back for privacy with views beyond the pool. Here’s a look inside.

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$1,500,000 Homes in Albuquerque, California and Pennsylvania

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By Mike Powell

ALTADENA, CALIF.

WHAT: A midcentury ranch house with three bedrooms and three bathrooms

HOW MUCH: $1,450,000

SIZE: 2,525 square feet

PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT: $574

SETTING: Altadena is a residential area in Los Angeles County, just north of Pasadena. This house is on a lush, winding road within a couple of blocks of trails leading into the San Gabriel Mountains and national forest. There are a scattering of restaurants and cafes in town, and Old Pasadena, Pasadena’s pedestrian-friendly shopping district, is about six miles away. Downtown Los Angeles is within 20 miles.

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My Home As Art :: Beverly Grove Homes

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Presented by Lisa Paperno & Joshua Gaunya

Home 144 – Sexy. Sophisticated. Stunning. This architectural, single-family, four-story home offers a dream combination of exceptional layout and finishes, including generous anodized bronze Jeld-Wen over-sized windows, up to 9’ ceilings, LED recessed lighting and a private, direct-entry two-car garage with extra space for storage. Rich maple wood flooring in the main living areas & stairwell, with porcelain tile in the bathrooms and first floor foyer. Whip up your own fusion food on the cooktop island, while chatting with guests in the open floor plan kitchen/living/dining room on the second level. Stainless steel Bosch & Frigidaire appliances, quartz countertops and sleek, custom glass-front Italian cabinetry complete the kitchen. The living room features a hand chiseled limestone fireplace, detailed with custom maple millwork mantle and built-in shelves. The third floor features an extremely generous second bedroom suite and the third bedroom offer flexibility for your own specific needs, including den, guest room, office or children’s bedroom. An open and airy large master bedroom suite graces the top floor along with its walk-in closet and luxurious master bath featuring double sinks, exotic zebrawood cabinetry and oversized walk-in stall shower. Glass double doors beckon you to relax on your large rooftop deck, while delighting in the expansive views of the Hollywood Hills and iconic Hollywood sign. This high tech home offers a security system, multi-zone A/C & heat and tankless hot water heater. It’s hard-wired for media/TV and pre-wired for sound. Bring your toothbrush and your favorite Raushenbergs, Diebenkorns and Hockneys. When not luxuriating or entertaining at home, discover the multitude and range of delectable restaurants, superb shopping and cinemas at the Beverly Grove, noshing at the historic Farmers Market, or catching culture at LACMA. Shop at Traders Joe’s around the corner, Erewhon, Whole Foods, Bristol Farms, and Ralph’s, all near by – with Cedars Sinai and CBS just minutes away. This is the central LA location.

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2 Garage Spaces
  • 2103 Sqft

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144 S Hayworth Ave-4

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Home of the Day: A modernist original in Silver Lake by Rudolph Schindler

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By Bonnie McCarthy

The James Eads How House, designed by forward-thinking architect Rudolph Schindler, was declared a historic cultural monument in 2007 for its distinctive international style. Meticulously restored, the Silver Lake showpiece retains its clean lines, scaled rooms and geometric beams and woodwork. A garden originally designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra lies within the grounds.

Address: 2422 Silver Ridge Ave., Los Angeles, 90039

Price: $2.5 million

Built: 1925

Lot size: 14,461 square feet

House size: 2,426 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

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