Countless celebrities, musicians, and industry types reside in this Valley community thanks to a close proximity to the studios and L.A. proper—just over the hill via Laurel Canyon. Families appreciate the 11 schools within Studio City, including the famed (and private) Harvard-Westlake and Campbell Hall, and various parks and recreation areas. Architectural standouts include Rudolph M. Schindler’s Goodwin House, Edward H. Fickett’s home in Fryman Estates, and the Tufeld Residence by Gregory Ain. There are lots of renovated Mid-Century offerings, along with Traditional two-story homes on quiet streets in the hills. Enter gastropub heaven at Black Market, enjoy some of the best sushi in L.A. at Sugarfish, shop for Heidi Merrick dresses at DARI, and do weekend brunch at iconic Joan’s on Third.
By Neal J. Leitereg The longtime home of late composer and orchestrator Jack Smalley, who was a founding faculty member of USC‘s Screen Scoring program, has come up for sale in Studio City at $2.495 million. Perched up in the hills, the wood-clad residence features high ceilings and walls of windows that capture panoramic views... Keep reading →
On Sunday January 26th 2020, the first ever public viewing of the art of Amy Rabins (1935-2019) will take place in a touching exhibition celebrating her life and legacy. Organized by Amy’s family, the event will also include an auction of a selection of her paintings to raise money for foundations that Amy supported during... Keep reading →
By Bianca Barragan The co-host of the popular true-crime comedy podcast My Favorite Murder has purchased a glorious midcentury modern in the hills of Studio City. Variety reports that podcast maven Karen Kilgariff spent $2.1 million on the home, built in 1951. Situated on a windy cul de sac, the house recently underwent “a full... Keep reading →
By James McClain Karen Kilgariff, co-host of the wildly popular “My Favorite Murder” podcast she created with Georgia Hardstark, has significantly upgraded her L.A. residential circumstances with the $2.1 million purchase of an attractive and fully restored midcentury modern residence. Sequestered on a narrow, winding street in the Studio City hills, the two-bed/two-bath abode is... Keep reading →
By Elijah Chiland This two-bedroom condo at the southeastern edge of Studio City is snugly tucked into a sleek complex designed by SCI-Arc founder Ray Kappe. Located just off Cahuenga Boulevard (opposite Universal Studios), the building has a semi-circular shape with walls of glass and neatly stacked units. This particular condo last sold in 2005 (for $489,000), and, per... Keep reading →