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

A Serene Post-and-Beam Home in the Hills of Los Angeles Asks $1.4M

By Kathryn M. This recently listed post-and-beam home in Los Angeles is set on a tranquil site near Stone Canyon Reservoir—and it comes complete with sunken outdoor areas enclosed by dense bamboo plantings. The two-story residence has been renovated, and its interior features a mix of hip, contemporary updates and classic, Mid-Century details. Located in… Keep reading

Astonishing Pasadena Post + Beam, $2.125M

by Philip Ferrato Immaculately restored and cared for, this superb Post + Beam from 1957 by Buff, Straub + Hensman, known as the Thomson House, is not only one of the finest examples of the firm’s work in wood, but one of the best Post + Beam houses to survive from the period. Buff, Straub… Keep reading

A Rare and Restored 1967 Post-and-Beam in South Pasadena Hits the Market for $2.25M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Designed by James Allen Walter, this timeless Mid-Century gem is one of only 32 homes in California by the coveted architect. Set in a quiet cul-de-sac on a large, private lot with mountain views, 2050 La Fremontia Street, also known as the Siodmak House, was designed in 1967 by California Mid-Century… Keep reading

A Southern Californian Midcentury With Japanese Influences Asks $3.13M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Floor-to-ceiling windows allow light and garden views to saturate this post-and-beam midcentury in Pasadena, California. Designed in 1960 by architect Hideo Matsunaga, this midcentury post-and-beam is set behind a gated stone wall and overlooks private, garden grounds. The home incorporates Japanese design elements throughout, with walls of glass providing gorgeous views of the surrounding… Keep reading