Centrally located between Pasadena and Arcadia, three-square-mile Sierra Madre is home to serene neighborhoods, lots of green space, and a quaint downtown shopping district. Its annual Wistaria Festival attracts thousands each year to see a 115-year-old purple Chinese wisteria vine, named by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest blooming plant and one of the seven horticultural wonders of the world. The photogenic town, which has no traffic signals, appears in films such as Twin Peaks, Ed Wood, and Ocean’s 8. Pioneer Cemetery (1884), Ascension Church (1888), and Greene & Greene’s Jennie Reeve House (1906) house are just a few of the many architectural gems in the area. Lizzie's Trail Inn and Richardson House, both built in the 1890s, serve as public museums.
Cocooned in the curve of a lushly wooded cul-de-sac at the base of the Sierra Madre foothills, sits a premier oasis for body and soul. A Zen-like calm suffuses throughout with earthen textures, simple shapes and green views that give a sense of quiet. The vision is contemporary and sophisticated with a newly painted interior... Keep reading →
As Spring fast approaches and we pass the one year mark of COVID-19 changing our daily lives for better or for worse, one thing remains the same: Tax Season and Spring Cleaning. Maybe even more so than ever, folks are itching to be out with the old and in with the new. A new season... Keep reading →
Virtually explore a charming Cape Cod style cottage in La Cañada Flintridge and a distinctive Craftsman estate in Altadena. Then check out a smart Lincoln Heights Spanish bungalow complete with outdoor entertaining areas and an urban farm offering a bounty of edible flora. There’s all that and more just waiting for you to virtually visit.... Keep reading →
Itching to see some lovely homes in the LA area? Look no further than our roundup of homes for sale. All priced under $1.5 million! Whether its a NELA fixer, a turnkey bungalow, or a centrally located townhome, there’s something for everyone! Glendale | Clair Philipp Earl, AIA | The Allan F. Daily Residence, 1954... Keep reading →
With the Holidays around the corner, are you looking for an escape? Look no further than our weekly roundup of virtual tours. An impeccable Mid-Century in the hills of Glendale, a designer renovation in chic Silver Lake, and even a modernized English Cottage are yours to enjoy. Happy touring! Glendale | Clair Philip Earl, AIA... Keep reading →