Post and beam home by Thomas A Dismukes lists for $1.9m in Pasadena

By Jamie Robinson

This post and beam dwelling by Thomas A Dismukes makes the most of its views of the San Gabriel Mountains.

Hidden away behind a hedge on Pasadena’s 1615 Hastings Ranch Dr, the midcentury Californian propertyfor sale via Deasy / Penner & Partners for $1.899m – has multiple outdoor terraces, as well as expansive glazing, including unusual double-height clerestory windows.

High ceilings and wood paneling abound in the four-bedroom home, which includes a three-bedroom guest wing. Its master bedroom and bathroom have recently been sensitively remodeled, as has the kitchen, updated by architect Barbara Bestor.

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First Look: Classic Post + Beam in Pasadena, $1.9M

By Philip Ferrato

Where: 1615 Hastings Ranch Drive, Pasadena
Asking: $1,899,000
What: A classic (but late) icon of the Post + Beam Style that swept Los Angeles in the ’50s and ’60s, notably implemented by graduates of the USC School of Architecture, this handsome house has been well-cared for since its construction in 1971 by Thomas Dismukes.

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Pasadena post and beam with Barbara Bestor-designed kitchen seeks $1.9M

By Bianca Barragan

Located in Pasadena’s Hastings Ranch neighborhood, right up against the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, this four-bedroom post and beam home is just lovely.

Some of the home’s “continuous walls of glass” are visible from the stairs that lead to the front doors. Inside, the communal rooms are clustered together—living room, dining area, kitchen. The kitchen was recently redone by architect Barbara Bestor.

Tall clerestory windows bring light into the space from above.

The home’s bedrooms are split up, with the master suite in its own, remodeled wing of the house. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with dual sinks.

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A Look at the Hammer Museum in Westwood

Today, we take a tour through the Hammer Museum. Founded by Dr. Armand Hammer and designed by architect Edward Larrabee Barnes, the museum opened to the public in November 1990. For two years, the museum featured galleries for Dr. Hammer’s collections as well as galleries for traveling exhibitions. In April 1994, the museum finalized a partnership with UCLA to assume the management and operations of the institution. The Hammer Museum is one of three public arts units of the School of Arts and Architecture at UCLA.

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A Glimpse at the Deasy/Penner + Pasadena Arts Council Inaugural Art Auction Event

Pasadena Arts Council empowers artists to invent, inspire, and provoke. They provide resources and opportunities for artists, collectives, and independent arts organizations to advance their visions and contribute to a vibrant, challenging, and inclusive creative community. Proceeds from PAC’s inaugural art auction will also directly benefit twelve independent artist projects.

Artwork will be available for bidding on paddle8.com from April 25 – May 9, 2017.

All proceeds will support PAC’s mission to empower artists to invent, inspire, and provoke. Sales from select lots will also directly support the following independent arts collectives and organizations:

  • ARID Journal
  • Big City Forum
  • Eastside International (ESXLA)
  • Fallen Fruit
  • The Love House Project
  • The Mojave Project
  • Monte Vista Projects
  • PasadenaPhotographyArts
  • Shed Research Institute
  • Surrogate Gallery Projects
  • Unconfirmed Makeshit Museum
  • VOLUME

For more information please visit PasadenaArtsCouncil.org or Paddle8.com

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