Pasadena’s Restored Case Study House #10 Asks $3M

By Philip Ferrato

Where: 771 South San Rafael Avenue, Pasadena
Asking: $2,990,000
What: It could be called a member of a very exclusive club. This Case Study House by the father/son architectural team of Kemper Noland and Kemper Noland, Jr was built in 1947 under the auspices of Arts and Architecture Magazine as a way of promoting modernism in the US. Only about 27 were built (this one’s #10) and they’re prized by architecture buffs for their innovations and place in history. This home has been extensively buffed and somewhat altered– after being mistreated by previous owners– but still reflects the crisp, radical aesthetic of the day, with a multi-level structure that steps down the site and includes a pool house/studio structure.

To read the full article visit their website here.

You Might Also Like...
Recent Posts

Deasy Penner Podley Welcomes Partner Lily Jahromi

Coming from a background in architecture, Lily developed a skill in understanding cities and architectural spaces with an attention to detail. Los Angeles in particular is where she is intimately familiar with after living in it for almost 20 years . Lily has experienced the city as an architect by trade and as a resident… Keep reading

Snazzy post and beam in Pasadena asking $1.4M

By Pauline O’Connor Stirring up the market in Pasadena this week is a classic post and beam that’s had the same owner since being built in 1959. Located at 300 Anita Drive in the San Rafael Hills, the two-story residence is described as “a nod to Buff and Hensman” in its listing copy, quite justifiably…. Keep reading

Gorgeous Mid-Century In Pasadena, $1.375M

By Philip Ferrato A real estate unicorn, this 1959 Post+Beam has been put on the market by the estate of its original owners in original but beautifully maintained condition. And while no architect has been identified, this house is very much of its time, and in a way that’s rarely seen today. If we had… Keep reading