6 Gorgeous Homes On Lakes

Pasadena, California. Built in 1925, this four-bedroom home was originally the Johnston Lake visitors’ lodge. The remodeled house has cathedral ceilings and generous windows, gourmet kitchen, family room, den, and a main suite with separate sitting area, fireplace, and marble bathroom. The secluded property is surrounded by mature trees and features extensive decks and patios, garden beds, a… Keep reading

A Beautiful California Modern 1950 Ranch in Linda Vista, Pasadena

This breathtaking custom-built California Casual Modern 1950 Ranch remained in one family until its current owners painstakingly renovated and reimagined it, while preserving its Linda Vista heritage. Designed by acclaimed interiors firm A1000xBetter, the home holds a special place near the edge of the Arroyo above the iconic Rose Bowl. The peaceful natural setting, serene… Keep reading

An Acclaimed Architect’s Former Home—in All Its 1980s Splendor—Seeks $1.9M Near L.A.

By Kathryn M. Built into a steep and forested hillside, the striking residence designed by Harold J. Bissner Jr. features dramatic cathedral ceilings and a Japanese-inspired penthouse sunroom. In 1981, the acclaimed architect Harold J. Bissner Jr. designed and built his personal dwelling in South Pasadena, California. The site was particularly meaningful to Bissner Jr.,… Keep reading

Kirsten Blazek Remakes The American Ranch House

By Philip Ferrato The “Ranch” is so ubiquitous a form of housing that we sometimes forget how radical they were, transforming the landscape in the post-WWII era with endless one-story homes. There are the classic Eichlers and Cliff Mays, which introduced one-story Tract Modernism to America, but there’s another species that evolved alongside them with… Keep reading

Kirstie Alley Sells Los Feliz Villa for $7.8 Million

By Kirsten Chuba The actress purchased the six-bedroom property in 2000 for almost $3 million. Kirstie Alley has parted with her Los Feliz estate after more than two decades. The actress sold her six-bedroom, seven-bathroom home in an off-market sale for $7.8 million, represented by Juan Longfellow and Louise Leach of real estate firm Deasy… Keep reading

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