Sleek mid-century Pasadena home by John F. Galbraith lists for $2.19m

By Claire Carponen Glass walls and a low horizontal roofline make this Los Angeles County midcentury modern home appear both solid and weightless. The hillside California property was designed by local architect John F Galbraith in 1965 and has changed little since then. It lies in the North Kinneloa Ranch neighborhood above Pasadena. A low-rise rectangular volume topped with… Keep reading

Restored post-and-beam by James Allen Walter lists in Pasadena for $2.25m

By Betty Wood Pasadena’s Siodmak House by architect James Allen Walter is fresh from a top-to-toe restoration and is seeking a new owner for $2.25m. The four-bedroom Los Angeles property was first built in 1967 and is one of only 32 homes in California by the architect. Walter’s designs are coveted real estate thanks to their fluid layouts, vaulted ceilings,… Keep reading

Bumper-sized Neutra house lists for $4.1m in Los Angeles

By Miles Thompson Richard Neutra’s colossal Rados House has hit the market in Los Angeles’ Rancho Palos Verdes for $4.1m. The sprawling, three-bedroom modernist property was designed by Neutra in 1957 for shipbuilder John Rados and unfurls across 4,000 sq ft, making 2209 Daladier Drive one of the architect’s biggest private residencies. It’s now on the market via… Keep reading

A 1958 midcentury classic by Ray Kappe lists for $2.2M

By Tish Wrigley SCI-Arc founder Ray Kappe’s debut commission has landed on the market for the first time in a decade. The Waymire Residence was built in Los Angeles in 1958 and is set over 1,906 sq ft. Its pitched floor-to-ceiling windows offer a panoramic sweep over Los Angeles, from Downtown to Century City to the Getty… Keep reading

Midcentury glass house by Craig Ellwood hits the market in LA for $3m

By Betty Wood What it lacks in privacy this post-and-beam glass house by Craig Ellwood makes up for in drama. The Smith House was built in 1958 by the Modernist architect – one of the key contributors to the Case Study House programme – and sits on a 9,648 sq ft plot, jutting out over a canyon in Los… Keep reading

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