Photographer Gray Malin’s Home Showcases His Personal Style and Love of Greenery

By Bill Cary This stylish five-bedroom home in the Melrose Village Design District is owned by the fine-art photographer and author Gray Malin. “He doesn’t normally do home design, but this is his personal residence,” said listing agent Josh Gaunya of DPP Real Estate (formerly known as Deasy Penner Podley). “He has really taken the… Keep reading

Herbert Hoover Jr., the Son of a U.S. President, Lived in This California Estate in the 1930s and ’40s

By Bill Cary This hacienda-style estate was owned in the 1930s and ’40s by Herbert Hoover Jr., the eldest son of the 31st U.S. president. “President and Mrs. Hoover came and visited many times and it was known as the Winter White House,” said listing agent Katherine Orth, of Deasy Penner Podley. “There were many parties… Keep reading

A Newly Listed $4.25 Million Los Angeles Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright ‘Is Not for the Faint of Heart’

By V.L. Hendrickson The University of Southern California is selling a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Los Angeles home, one of four in the city using concrete blocks, for $4.25 million. The Samuel and Harriet Freeman House in the Hollywood Hills was constructed with more than 12,000 cast concrete blocks used both inside and out, and features… Keep reading

Southern California’s Case Study Homes Reimagined Modern Living, and Remain Relevant Today

By Anne Machalinski On a Friday afternoon in the spring, a small group wandered below a canopy of towering eucalyptus trees in an idyllic and sun-dappled Southern California yard. The Pacific Ocean below sparkled a dazzling shade of blue, birds chirped and sang overhead, and cheerful bright orange poppies blanketed a nearby hillside embankment. The… Keep reading

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer Sells Los Angeles Home for $11.5M

By Liz Lucking Prolific TV and movie producer Jerry Bruckheimer and his wife Linda bid farewell to their home in Los Angeles’s Brentwood neighborhood Tuesday, selling it for $11.5 million, according to listing records. Built in 1965, the boxy steel and glass house has seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a glass-enclosed living room, a formal dining… Keep reading