6 beautiful homes by notable architects

Los Angeles. Modernist Craig Ellwood completed the Courtyard Apartments, four interlocking residences, for television host Roy Maypole in 1953. Designed as a case study and constructed from steel, glass, and brick, the complex drew international praise. It has been restored and reconfigured as three two-bedroom apartments, each with private patio, fireplace, floor-to-ceiling glass walls, and… Keep reading

Landmarked courtyard complex in Hollywood by Craig Ellwood seeks $3.25M

By Pauline O’Connor Up for sale for the first time in 15 years is Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument No. 801, Craig Ellwood’s Courtyard Apartments. Located in the heart of Hollywood at 1570 La Baig Avenue, a block or so east of NeueHouse, the complex was commissioned by television producer and host Roy Maypole, and earned the Case Study House designer… Keep reading

Las Orquideas Celebration & Preview

Merely minutes from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood Boulevard and nestled in the nearby foothills stands an impressive Spanish Revival compound known as Las Orquideas. The property evokes old Hollywood glamour, and on the evening of June 11th, that spirit was awakened by an exciting soirée. Guests were invited to tour several of the… Keep reading

Celebrity Photographer Cliff Watts Sells Photogenic Hollywood Home

By Mark David Internationally celebrated celebrity photographer Cliff Watts listed a photogenic International Style home on a famously celeb-lined street in the Hollywood Hills for a smidgen less than $4.5 million, and within weeks, according to online listings, the property was put into escrow at an unknown price. Watts, who’s snapped heavy-hitters like Halle Berry,… Keep reading

My Home As Art :: Two Spanish Revival on Shared Lot

A rare two-on-a-lot legal duplex at the corner of an R1-zoned block. Two lovely Spanish Revival homes just north of Hancock Park in highly desirable SoHo. One home faces Waring, and the other faces McCadden. The entrances to each are completely separate, with a 2-car garage on the Waring side. Each home offers two bedrooms,… Keep reading

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