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

A Wonderful Pasadena Compound in its Own Oak Grove, $8M

by Phillip Ferrato The globally influential multi-disciplinary design firm rossdesign sometimes flies under the radar, and residential design is just one facet of the firm’s wide-ranging practice. This well-considered and beautifully executed compound near Pasadena’s Rose Bowl is a perfect example of their signature style– a spare but warm minimalism in a setting of native… Keep reading

Rare All-New Compound Up for Grabs in Prestigious Pasadena Enclave

by Wendy Bowman When it comes to outstanding features, this contemporary estate has all the bases covered! Not only is the brand-new house sited in Pasadena’s prestigious Linda Vista neighborhood pocket, but it’s also architecturally interesting from the inside-out and within walking distance of the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium. And now it could be yours,… Keep reading

Cannabis Mogul Sells Exotic, Mysterious Lloyd Wright-Designed Showpiece

By Wendy Bowman Back in early 2018, CBD entrepreneur Dan Goldfarb doled out nearly $4.7 million for a historic Lloyd Wright-designed residence in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. A former hedge-fund analyst from New York who founded Canna-Pet — a Seattle-based company that sells hemp CBD for pets — he planned to use… Keep reading

This $1.2M Mid-Century Home Embraces the Majesty of the San Gabriel Mountains

By Ilya Shrayber Location: 1059 Alpine Villa Drive, Altadena, CA, 91001 Price: $1,249,000 Footprint: 1,272 square feet (3 bedrooms, 2 baths) Lot size: 0.18 Acres Year built: 1950 Welcome to this incredible post-and-beam Mid-Century, set in an unparalleled sylvan setting at the end of a wooded cul-de-sac. The home has three bedrooms and two baths including… Keep reading