6235 Lubao: Entrance

I’ve been looking at Zillow lately.  It’s depressing. Not that we’re moving but I’m always curious. Most houses in the Los Angeles area, priced in the $500 -900,000 range are very…well, I have to say it: ugly.  It’s a clash of architecture styles with no eye for design. I usually have to go on a…

6235 Lubao: courtyard and kitchen

The house has a beautiful courtyard adjacent to the den, the garage and a breakfast nook area.  The fourth wall/boundry is frosted glass and makes up part of the entry way path.   We left off with the backyard. This is a picture I posted before. The sliding glass door on the right has the…

6235 Lubao is for sale.

There’s one house in our neighborhood I’ve always wanted to see on the inside.  A few days ago “for sale” signs went up and yesterday I saw an “open house” sign AND the nanny was with Gemma so I felt it was a sign from God! So many signs!I never thought this house would go…

Krisel’s Brentwood Residence Sells for $3Million

image from the Krisel Archive of the Getty Research Institute via Modernist Architecture  I love Curbed LA!  They’re so on top of all things architecture and real-estate in Los Angeles. The Mid Century Modern architect, William Krisel, the man who designed our home, just sold his residence in Brentwood for $3 million.  But, it was sold as a teardown!!!…

Palmer & Krisel in NoHo for $499K!

Per Curbed LA, there is a Palmer & Krisel home in North Hollywood for sale right now. It’s asking price is $499K!  Wow!  It looks like it’s in pretty great condition to. Our home is a Palmer & Krisel. Except our home was the first tract housing  project William Krisel ever designed. He himself has said…