The 17th most affluent city in the U.S., La Cañada Flintridge is filled with architecturally important homes by Paul Revere Williams, Lloyd Wright, David A. Lopez, and Eugene Weston III. Named for the Spanish word, cañada (pronounced "canyada") meaning ravine, and its developer, U.S. State Senator Frank P. Flint, the area totals 8.6 square miles (listen up nature lovers), over 99 percent of which is protected land. Check out the local sights while horseback riding with the non-profit Flintridge Riding Club, relax in the 160-acre Descanso Gardens, and take in the picnic-friendly Music in the Park Summer Concert Series. After working up an appetite, scarf down an award-winning Proper Burger at Flintridge Proper. Bonus points: La Cañada Flintridge Unified School District is one of the top districts in the state.
By Elijah Chiland With a large A-frame canopy and a sloping, asymmetrical roofline, this modern-style residence in La Cañada-Flintridge possesses a distinctly midcentury personality. Per the listing, the house was built in 1960 for big band leader and record store owner Val Grayson. Its outgoing design is the work of prolific Southern California homebuilder Webster Wiley, who constructed many of... Keep reading →
deasypennerpodley is excited to announce Manuel Urquiza as a new agent to our La Cañada family. My professional life for the past 25 years has largely revolved around my passion for great architecture and design. Great architecture begins with the thoughtful siting of a building, avoiding indiscriminate placement with no regard for the existing environment. Good design... Keep reading →
By Anna Jones Set in the foothills of La Canada Flintridge, California, this 5,000-square-foot home composed of glass, steel, redwood, and stone was renovated for modern functionality while remaining sensitive to the surrounding landscape. The home renovation, led by Osborn Architects and Jamie Bush + CO, is an elegant composition of materials that creates an... Keep reading →
By Philip Ferrato Where: 5228 Escalante Drive, La Cañada Flintridge When: Sunday, October 15 from 1:00pm-4:00pm Asking: $3,995,000 What: A 5-bed, 5-bath Modernist composition in redwood, stone and glass, this c.2008 house can be forgiven if it looks c.1960. Deploying materials and technology in a way Mid-Century architects could only dream of, it’s an architectural tribute to the great California... Keep reading →
By Philip Ferrato Where: 5228 Escalante Drive, La Cañada Flintridge Asking: $3,695,000 What: A 5-bed, 4.75-bath Mid-Century Modern Style home, built in 2008, replacing a poorly-maintained structure from the ’60s with an exquisite composition of redwood, poured concrete, steel and stone. To read full article click “Keep Reading” or visit their website here.