Marijuana Entrepreneur Sells Lloyd Wright’s Neo-Mayan Masterpiece for $6.16 million

The John Sowden House — a dazzling neo-Mayan gem built by architect Lloyd Wright — has traded hands for $6.16 million in Los Feliz. One of Southern California’s finest examples of neo-Mayan architecture, the singular, striking residence resembles a temple but has also drawn comparisons to a cave or the gaping mouth of a great… Keep reading

USC Sells Frank Lloyd Wright’s Freeman House to Private Buyer — With Agreement That It Be Preserved

By Carolina A. Miranda In 1986, Harriet Press Freeman bequeathed to USC’s School of Architecture the home that she and her husband, Samuel Freeman, had commissioned for themselves back in the ’20s. This was no ordinary house. The 2,800-square-foot structure in the Hollywood Hills had been designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and over the course… Keep reading

Actor John O’Hurley, ‘Seinfeld’s’ J. Peterman, sheds his Beverly Hills villa

By Jack Flemming John O’Hurley, the actor best known for his role as J. Peterman on the sitcom “Seinfeld,” just sold his Mediterranean-style villa in Beverly Hills for $4.5 million. He spent 17 years in the 90210 after paying $3.05 million for the property in 2004. The sixth time was a charm for O’Hurley, who… Keep reading

Spanish-inspired Art Deco Estate

This once in a lifetime Flintridge estate has every amenity you can imagine. The magnificent home is a unique blend of Spanish Colonial Revival and Art Deco architecture. The design, appears to be a collaborative design by L.G. Scherer, the principal of the building firm, and Pasadena architect, Cyril Bennett, built by L.G. Scherer, and… Keep reading

The Deutsch House by John Lautner

This two-level mid-century modern in the Hollywood Hills features extraordinary views of the mountains, the Hollywood sign and city lights. Designed early in Lautner’s career, the house displays the innovation, use of natural materials, and indoor-outdoor living he is known for: An open floor plan; tall ceilings; exposed wood rafters; floor-to-ceiling glass walls; teak paneling,… Keep reading