USC Asking $4.2 Million for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Freeman House in the Hollywood Hills

By Wendy Bowman The University of Southern California is apparently cleaning house, in more ways than one. The academic institution’s longtime presidential mansion in the San Gabriel Valley city of San Marino just sold to billionaire Tianqiao Chen for $25 million in cash; now the powers that be are hoping to find a future caretaker willing… Keep reading

Frank Lloyd Wright: Restoration-Ready in Hollywood, $4.25M

By Philip Ferrato We’re so used to those polished, evocatively staged images in real estate listings, it’s refreshing that the listing for Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Freeman House deploys instead a selection of atmospheric vintage images from 1972. Brought to market by pioneering architecture specialist broker Mike Deasy, CEO and co-founder of Deasy Penner Podley,… Keep reading

A piece of Santa Monica ‘evotecture’ hits the market for $3.8m

By Emma Tucker Thane Roberts designed this Santa Monica beach home, which embodies his ecologically-minded approach to architecture. The LA County property sits on a wooded plot, not far from the beach and Santa Monica pier. Its wood-clad exterior and timber structure is reminiscent of an oversized treehouse, helped by the greenery that surrounds the windows. Roberts designed the five-bedroom home… Keep reading

A Tree House–Like Dwelling Near the Coastline Seeks $3.89M in Santa Monica, CA

By Kathryn M. The thoughtfully renovated residence was designed in 1981 by local architect Thane Roberts. One of the earliest homes designed by Santa Monica–based architect Thane Roberts is up for grabs. The celebrated architect is known for his adventurous nature: After embarking on a nine-year, 30,000-mile sailing trip throughout the Pacific Ocean, he returned… Keep reading

Deasy Penner Podley Properties Nominated for HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt 2021

We are excited to announce that DPP has been selected as a finalist in HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt in the categories of “Amazing Kitchens” and “Curb Appeal.” All nominees are represented by members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®. This is the tenth consecutive year HGTV has worked exclusively… Keep reading