Incorporated in 1913, picturesque San Marino was designed to be uniquely residential from the get-go and it shows. The impeccably maintained community features expansive properties that are surrounded by lush gardens and wide streets that make Angelenos mouths drop in disbelief. Perhaps best known for housing the Huntington Library, a Neoclassical-Palladian mansion and botanical gardens, San Marino also features the idyllic 30-acre Lacy Park, colorful gift shop, Colori, and the popular Yoshida Sushi (try the blue crab hand roll). One of the country’s most upscale neighborhoods, you’ll find multimillion dollar Traditional, Georgian Colonial Revival, and Monterey Colonial homes and estates alongside significant designs from architects like Buff & Hensman. And as an added bonus, the San Marino Unified School District is the best school district in L.A. County based on API scores and has been ranked as the number one school district in California.
By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Built in 1959 by the award-winning firm Buff, Straub & Hensman—the creators of more than 300 houses throughout Southern California in their heyday—the Thompson Moseley House in San Marino, California, is a stellar example of midcentury post-and-beam architecture. In 2009, the home was thoughtfully restored by Space International, who stayed true... Keep reading →
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 →
This award-winning Thompson Moseley house sits on a gently sited half-acre-plus knoll in charming San Marino. Perfectly integrated into the surrounding landscape, thoughtfully designed by Kathleen Ferguson, this unique home offers a captivating master suite, chef’s kitchen, walk-in bar hideaway and multiple lounge areas. Glass expanses provide numerous vignettes and access points – many directed... Keep reading →
Gently sited on more than half an acre on a slight knoll, The Thompson Moseley House, built in 1959 – represents the pivotal and seminal early pitched roof “post and beam” work by Buff, Straub & Hensman. Exceptional restoration, true to its original design and modernized by Space Int’l, it capitalizes on today’s desired style... Keep reading →
This Elegant 1950 English Estate is located within close proximity of award winning San Marino schools and the famous Huntington Library. First floor features an updated kitchen, formal dining area that looks out onto the verdant front yard, while the grand living room flows out into the expansive rear patio and private backyard for indoor... Keep reading →