Monrovia’s 37th Historic Homes Tour

Hosted by the Monrovia Historic Preservation Group, the 37th Historic Homes Tour offers the public a chance to experience a number of Monrovia’s architectural treasures. Featured on the tour will be six of Monrovia’s “First Houses;” meaning homes built before the end of 1887. The Monrovia Historical Museum and the Anderson House Museum will also… Keep reading

1928 English cottage for $800K awaits buyer in Altadena’s historic Janes Village

By Marilyn Kalfus Set on a knoll under a soaring Chinese elm tree, an English cottage on Marigold Street is one of the original homes that Elisha Janes, a New York transplant, built in Altadena in the 1920s. The 1928 home is located in Janes Village, designated as an ”Altadena Heritage” area in 2002. In… Keep reading

Bidding for this revamped Altadena Craftsman starts at $799K

By Bianca Barragan Up in the foothills neighborhood of Altadena, the dramatic makeover of this three-bedroom Craftsman makes it look much younger than its 107 years. Perhaps the most notable addition is a large, rectangular swimming pool in the front yard. French doors from the front porch lead indoors to an open communal area that holds… Keep reading

What You Get for $1.1 Million

A 1962 architect-designed house with three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. Charles Wong, an architect who trained at the University of Southern California, designed this Japanese-inflected glass-and-timber home for a Los Angeles dentist named George Yuen and his wife. It sits on a bluff overlooking the Rueben Ingold Parkway, a recreational area in… Keep reading

Vintage SoCal: Far from the dusty trail in Lafayette Square

By Lauren Beale Long before nicknames such as the “Entertainment Capital of the World” or “La-La Land” caught on, Los Angeles was known as the “Queen of the Cow Counties” for its herds and role in keeping Gold Rush-era miners in beef jerky. Fast-forward to the next century, and wealthy cattlemen were among the movers… Keep reading

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