Archives for: Architecture & Design

Sold: A Condo At El Dorado Lofts, DTLA

Rising 12 stories high along the Historic Core District at 416 S. Spring Street — amidst the bustle of any monthly Downtown L.A. Art Walk and the tree-lined stretch between 4th & 5th — is the statuesque El Dorado Lofts. Built in 1914 as Hotel Stowell (then named El Dorado Hotel in 1938), real estate […]

Ready, Set… Stahl House

Pierre Koenig’s visionary Case Study Home No. 22,  perched in the Hollywood Hills and floating high above Sunset Strip, has attracted everyone’s modernist lens — from legendary photographer Julius Schulman to Wilson-Phillips to “Nurse Betty,” among countless fashion shoots and TV commercials.  Earlier this year, it captured mine. The home, commissioned by Carlotta and Buck […]

June 2011 Echo Park Home Sales: Investors Scoop Up Units

June was a hot month for Eastside real estate investors, who feverishly purchased in Echo Park to add to their multi-family portfolios.  “If the numbers make sense, buy,” as the industry adage goes, and this month was exceptional. With only 2 vacant units on their de-stuccoed, reinvented property, ModOp Design outperformed the pack with their […]

Attention Architectural Collectors: Allyn E. Morris’s Sexy Silver Lake Home for Only $668,000

From CurbedLA to TheEastsider to your momma’s momma, the Mid-Century architectural gem of Allyn E. Morris at 2390 Silver Ridge Avenue, nestled along the eastern edge of Silver Lake, is getting more frenetic press than the Royal Wedding and, perhaps, rightly so. The studio and home of the architect has been carefully preserved and restored, […]