President Hoover Stayed at This Sierra Madre Home, Listed at $3.8 Million

By Sandra Berrera A circa-1928 California hacienda-style estate that President Herbert Hoover often visited as it belonged to his eldest son and namesake is for sale in Sierra Madre. The asking price is $3.75 million. Within the white stuccoed, red tile roof home’s 5,810 square feet are seven bedrooms, six bathrooms and what used to… Keep reading

Sam Maloof contributed woodwork to this $5 million Pasadena neo-Craftsman

A neo-Craftsman-style house that master woodworker Sam Maloof contributed beam work, fireplace mantels and window casings has hit the market in Pasadena. The asking price is $4.995 million. Dubbed the “Landmark House,” it was designed by Arts and Crafts revivalist Lee Hershberger for noted engineering firm owner Joseph J. Jacobs to fit in with the surrounding Craftsman… Keep reading

1914 ‘Bungalow Heaven’ Craftsman in Pasadena seeks $1.25 million

By Sandra Barrera A Craftsman house featured on Pasadena’s 2014 Bungalow Heaven Home Tour a century after its completion is on the market for $1.25 million. Designed by notable architect Cyril Bennett, the home sits on a large lot on N. Chester Avenue in “Bungalow Heaven.” Many of the early 20th century homes in this… Keep reading

San Marino home of late SpongeBob creator Stephen Hillenburg seeks $4 million

By Sandra Barrera The San Marino midcentury-modern home of the late “SpongeBob SquarePants” creator Stephen Hillenburg is on the market for $4 million. Designed by Case Study architectural firm Buff, Straub and Hensman in 1959 and later remodeled, the 3,795-square-foot post and beam known as the Thompson-Moseley House has four bedrooms and bathrooms, a walk-in bar hideaway… Keep reading

Mid-Century Modern by John L. Pugsley Lists for $3.3 million

By Sandra Barrera A mid-century, modern home designed by noted architect John L. Pugsley in Pasadena’s historic Oak Knoll district is for sale at $3.323 million. Beyond the soaring glass entryway under an arched roof, the circa 1963 residence on El Molino Avenue has 3,500 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, three bathrooms… Keep reading