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Design

Mill Valley midcentury masterpiece by Daniel Liebermann asks $2.7 million

The remedy for Eichler overload<p>Apprenticed under Frank Lloyd Wright, Daniel Liebermann assisted with the construction of the famed Marin County Civic Center. But he has since come into his own right as an iconoclastic architect, designing a slew of Mill Valley homes. This unique midcentury-modern …

Architecture

Analyze this: A new work will delve into the infamous destruction of Neutra's Maslon house

The willful destruction of Richard Neutra’s masterwork — the 1962 Maslon house — reads like a senseless architectural murder mystery.<p>Richard Rotenberg bought the Rancho Mirage home in 2002 for $2.45 million, having never set foot inside the incomparable design. Without explanation, he razed it …

The Arts

Rat Pack cool living in Hollywood Hills West

This Midcentury Modern home was remodeled to amp up the hip factor. Skylights, clerestory windows and walls of glass brighten the interiors, which open at the rear of the house for indoor-outdoor living. A rotating wall in the media room allows for flexible use of the open-plan space. Mature trees …

Neutra’s Clark Residence hits market for $4.25M in Pasadena

The spiffy 1957 modern was restored by Marmol Radziner<p>Richard Neutra designed the Clark Residence in 1957 on a promontory in Pasadena’s Linda Vista neighborhood for John and DeVee Clark, a musician and a teacher, at a cost of $43,000.<p>The Clark family owned the house for nearly five decades, finally …

Design

Diamond Heights Eichler

Previously the home of the American figurative painter Joan Brown, this San Francisco Eichler home at the top of Diamond Heights was purchased by one of our long term clients who is a senior director at Apple. The house was large, but was suffering from a lack of natural light, a funky layout, and …

Design

Philip Johnson's secret brick and glass home in Manhattan, NYC

You’d never guess a Modernist paradise lies behind the unassuming brick and glass facade of Philip Johnson’s sole private residence in Manhattan. The …

Architecture

Rustic biker bar near Santa Clarita asking $449K

The Big Oaks Lodge hosted bikers, boxers, and ‘Beverly Hills 90210’<p>The Big Oaks Lodge is tucked nearly five miles into the Angeles National Forest, a bar-restaurant-retreat that’s served as an oasis for bikers, boxers, and the Hollywood elite for almost a century. Now Big Oaks looks to write a new …

Los Angeles

The Listings of the Week: A Modern Glass House in Texas, an Ultra-Chic Home in Miami Beach and more

Tour the five luxury homes featured in our Listing of the Day series this week.<p>A video tour of homes in Sentosa Island, Singapore; Austin, Texas; …

Miami Beach

Palm Springs finds bright future in modernist past

PALM SPRINGS—Jaime Kowal left Vancouver for Palm Springs in 2012, deciding to move to this southern California paradise almost on a whim.“I came for Christmas vacation and never left,” she says.<p>A freelance photographer, she decided to channel her creative spirit into being an entrepreneur of …

Palm Springs

Richard Meier launches minimalist, all-white lighting

Just like his buildings<p>Architect Richard Meier is known for his love of all things white—he once told Curbed that he would “never live in a non-white interior.” So it’s only natural that his new venture, the Richard Meier Light collection, is exclusively white as well.<p>Collaborating with his …

Architecture

Designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Palm Springs house is stylishly vivid

Calling all fans of conversation pits<p>Designer-to-the-stars Martyn Lawrence Bullard has helped decorate the homes of Elton John, Ellen Pompeo, and Kourtney Kardashian. He is famous for his fearless approach to patterns and love of “mad colors,” so it’s no surprise that Bullard’s Palm Springs retreat …

Home Staging

Hot Property: Actors, architects and others

One never knows which property record will reveal an owner of note. This week’s offerings include the actress who played the mom on the 1980s hit television show “Family Ties,” a choreographer who continues to clean up on “Dancing With the Stars” and a former college football coach.<p>Once you’re done …

Houses

For $1.7M, you can have posh penthouse loft with terrace overlooking North Loop

This luxury unit in Minneapolis' Harvester Lofts boasts a massive L-shaped terrace on the rooftop and is an easy walk to upscale restaurants, stylish …

Houses

100 Things: Explore The Darwin Martin House

Frank Lloyd Wright called Buffalo millionaire Darwin Martin the best friend he ever had. A Western New Yorker following The News' 100 Things list can …

Buffalo

6 Reasons to Consider Palm Springs for a Family Vacation • Wyld Family Travel

Drive through the tormented land of the San Andreas Fault on this essential 3-hour excursion from Palm Springs. On an iconic Big Red Jeep, you will …

San Andreas Fault

Nick Carter of Backstreet Boys fame sells Hidden Hills home for $4.075 million

Nick Carter has flown the coop in Hidden Hills, so to speak. The singer, songwriter and dancer of Backstreet Boys fame this week sold his home in the gated equestrian community for $4.075 million.<p>Reached by a private road, the knoll-top site includes a Traditional-style home and a newly built guest …

Real Estate

Andre Kikoski is designing a $44.9M Bridgehampton home with developer Jay Bialsky

And they’re taking the “glass house” concept to a whole new level<p>Andre Kikoski—the award-winning architect who’s worked with big names such as Saks Fifth Avenue and the Guggenheim Museum—just announced that he is designing a home in Bridgehampton that will be built by the prominent East End …

Architecture

Edris House in Palm Springs Maintains Its Sinatra-Era Cool

The home was designed by E.Stewart Williams, an icon of desert modern style who also designed Frank Sinatra's Twin Palms Estate home.

Palm Springs

Tours of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, bird banding and indoor allergens: Home and Garden News

<b>TOURS OF FALLINGWATER:</b> Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater is now open for its 2017 tour season, which is also the year of his 150th birthday …

Frank Lloyd Wright

The Great American Dream House

The following article is from the book <i>Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into California</i>.<p><i>It wasn’t everybody’s idea of home sweet home, but it was</i> …

Houses

Elegant Outpost Estates Moderne with wild guest house seeks $2.8M

Business in the front, party in the back<p>In the chic Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Outpost Estates, this classy Streamline Moderne exhibits muted glamour in the main house, but really lets loose in the guest house, where checkerboard floors and Mondrian-esque exposed beams meet to make for a vivid …

Houses

Frank Gehry's Borman house in Malibu fetches $24.15 million, and other top sales

A television giant, a speculative developer and an NBA player were among those closing deals in L.A. County’s high-end real estate market in recent weeks. Here’s a look at L.A.’s top sales through early March:<p><b>$24,150,950 — Malibu</b><p>On Broad Beach Road, a Frank Gehry-designed home once listed for as …

Real Estate

Rare Frank Furness home in Rittenhouse Square now $2.15M

That’s a $245K pricechop<p>A large corner home that was designed by Frank Furness has lowered its asking price by $245,000 after five months on the market.<p>The 5,712-square-foot property listed last October for $2,395,000 for the first time in 60 years. Located right on the edge of the Rittenhouse …

Architecture

Melanie Brown and Stephen Belafonte seek $9 million for Hollywood Hills West home

The marital home of Melanie Brown — the singer-songwriter known as Mel B and Scary Spice from her days with the Spice Girls — and her estranged husband, producer Stephen Belafonte, has come on the market in Hollywood Hills West for $8.995 million.<p>The contemporary-style home, built in 1928 and …

Frank Lloyd Wright, furniture designer

The architect’s early interior work helped develop his idea for homes as total works of art<p>Ever the confident architect, it’s not surprising that Frank Lloyd Wright thought he knew better when it came to interior furnishings.<p>As Wright’s history of custom furniture and built-ins—seating and storage …

Furniture

Architect Robert Gurney’s 5 best homes in the D.C. area

All sleek, glassy, and oh-so-Modern<p>In Washington, D.C., there are plenty of architects worth knowing, from James Hoban (designer of the White House) to Suman Sorg (designer of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence). One architect in particular is known for his Modern, meticulously detailed …

Architecture

Lake Flato-designed award-winning desert home on the market for $2.7M

The 2009-built residence is located in Scottsdale, Arizona<p>San Antonio-based architecture firm Lake|Flato is known for designing some spectacular residences like this lakeside retreat and this desert dwelling—in addition to building the “best damn barns in the country,” according to actor Tommy Lee …

Architecture

What $1.5 million buys in Hermosa Beach, Hollywood Hills and South Pasadena

It can be tough to buy into L.A. County’s trendier neighborhoods for under seven figures, but you can find plenty of gems for a bit over the $1-million mark. In Hermosa Beach, about $1.5 million buys an ocean-view contemporary; in Hollywood Hills, a 1920s Mediterranean; and in South Pasadena, a …

Real Estate

Eli Manning could get a new neighbor on Dune Road for $18.75M

The estate is asking $10M more than Manning’s house was sold for<p>The beach house at 65 Dune Road in East Quogue is for sale at $18,750,000. It is the home next door to Eli Manning’s Hamptons summer home.<p>Of course, the use of “beach house” is always a bit modest for Dune Road homes—this estate in …

Eli Manning