A Glorious Live/Work Pad in a Former L.A. Church Just Listed for $3.25M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo The Ruby Street is an eclectic example of adaptive reuse in Highland Park, Los Angeles. The Ruby Street is a contemporary live/work/event space located inside a historic 1905 building that has led many past lives—it served as both a civil rights meeting place and a progressive church founded by a female… Keep reading

A Los Angeles Mid-Century Post & Beam Gem Asks $1.7M

By Kathryn M.  Tucked away out of sight, the three-bedroom retreat is surrounded by a mahogany-planked forecourt and sweeping canyon views. Another mid-century gem is now up for grabs in Los Angeles. Built in 1960, the historic property rests on a hilltop between Laurel Canyon and Sunset Plaza. The home offers 1,812 square feet of… Keep reading

A Ray Kappe Home Revitalized After the Northridge Earthquake Lists for $2.4M

By Kathryn M.  First built in the ’60s, this Ray Kappe home was reconstructed in 1996—and it just hit the market for the first time since. The post-and-beam home in Sherman Oaks was originally built by celebrated architect Ray Kappe in 1961, only to be heavily damaged three decades later during the Northridge earthquake. The… Keep reading

This Los Angeles Mid-Century Home Is a Live/Work Dream for $1.8M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo This breezy, recently updated hillside home is packed with sunny outdoor spaces. Designed by Canadian-born architect Dick E. Lowry in 1965, this renovated residence in Los Angeles’s Franklin Hills neighborhood features an open floor plan illuminated by dramatic banks of windows—a signature of Lowry’s designs. The spacious and sun-filled home is… Keep reading

A Groovy 1965 A-Frame Compound with Killer L.A. Views Lists for $1.375M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo This midcentury gem comes with a little piece of L.A. culinary history. Located on an oversized 9,164-square-foot lot in Mount Washington, 371 Mavis Drive is a midcentury A-frame with much to offer—a soaring beamed ceiling,  an expansive triangular wall of glass framing spectacular downtown views, and two separate bonus structures on the… Keep reading