180 South San Rafael Avenue Pasadena CA 91105

Smith & Williams, Architects Architectural Gem, 1959 First time on the market since 1968, this stunning 1959 Smith & Williams architectural gem is located on almost 2 acres on one of Pasadena’s most premier streets, overlooking the arroyo with panoramic … Continue reading

999 S San Rafael Avenue Pasadena CA 91105

Elmer Grey, F.A.I.A. The Clifford Barnes Estate, 1912 Oak Ridge, also known as the Clifford Barnes Estate, was designed in 1912 by Elmer Grey, F.A.I.A. This park-like private 1.6 acre estate property showcases Grey’s talent as an exceptional architect of … Continue reading

1229 N Sierra Bonita Ave Pasadena, CA 91104

Peter Tolkin, A.I.A. Classic California Bungalow and Modern Art Studio Contrary to popular belief, today’s casual open plan program, which so characterizes modern California living and convenience, did not begin with the modern movement, but rather during the earlier Craftsman … Continue reading

1255 Wentworth Ave, Pasadena CA 91106 – The Freeman House

The first of two estates commissioned by the Freemans during the economic optimism of the 1920s, their L.C. Bauer-designed home reflects the eclectic, interpretive designs of Southern California regional vernacular architecture. Incorporating elements of Italianate, Spanish Colonial and Mediterranean revival … Continue reading