Las Orquideas Celebration & Preview

Merely minutes from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood Boulevard and nestled in the nearby foothills stands an impressive Spanish Revival compound known as Las Orquideas. The property evokes old Hollywood glamour, and on the evening of June 11th, that spirit was awakened by an exciting soirée. Guests were invited to tour several of the… Keep reading

Celebrity Photographer Cliff Watts Sells Photogenic Hollywood Home

By Mark David Internationally celebrated celebrity photographer Cliff Watts listed a photogenic International Style home on a famously celeb-lined street in the Hollywood Hills for a smidgen less than $4.5 million, and within weeks, according to online listings, the property was put into escrow at an unknown price. Watts, who’s snapped heavy-hitters like Halle Berry,… Keep reading

My Home As Art :: Two Spanish Revival on Shared Lot

A rare two-on-a-lot legal duplex at the corner of an R1-zoned block. Two lovely Spanish Revival homes just north of Hancock Park in highly desirable SoHo. One home faces Waring, and the other faces McCadden. The entrances to each are completely separate, with a 2-car garage on the Waring side. Each home offers two bedrooms,… Keep reading

My Home As Art :: Mid-Century Modern Re-Imagined

Resting peacefully on a quiet cul-de-sac above the Beverly Hills Hotel and convenient to Hollywood, Beverly Hills and the Westside, this tranquil “home as art” is a rare urban haven. Originally designed by Reinhard Lesser in 1964 (from the office of famed architect Victor Gruen), this warmly artful hillside residence with canyon views was updated… Keep reading

View Ava Gardner’s Midcentury-Modern Home

By Leslie Anne Wiggins A classic California midcentury-modern home that belonged to Golden Age actress Ava Gardner is on the market. Located in the exclusive Hollywood Dell neighborhood, where one may be lulled to sleep by the faint sounds of summer concerts at the Hollywood Bowl, the 1959 residence was designed by famed Los Angeles… Keep reading

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