California

1960s midcentury modern: Edward Killingsworth-designed Spaulding House in Oakland, California, USA

This was actually up for sale in 2011. Six years and the Edward Killingsworth-designed Spaulding House in Oakland, California, USA is back on the market. It dates from 1965, the work of the one of the original Case Study architects (he designee six houses, of which four were built) and was prominent in southern California. […]

1930s art deco: William Kesling-designed property in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

We love this 1930s William Kesling-designed art deco property in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Yes, US art deco. We don’t feature enough of it. Although that’s usually down to a lack of great examples to feature. Not this week. That’s because this week we have this wonderful place on the market. It was […]

Richard Neutra classic: The Schaarman House in Los Angeles, California, USA

Not a great piece of architecture, the Richard Neutra-designed The Schaarman House in Los Angeles, California, USA is also a movie star. The house dates back to 1951, which is a surprise in itself. This place looks as contemporary as anything on the market right now. That’s forward-thinking architecture for you. But 50 years after […]

Preserved midcentury modern: 1950s Kemper Nomland-designed property in Altadena, California, USA

If you were to picture midcentury modern in your head, then you would probably imagine something like this 1950s Kemper Nomland-designed midcentury modern property in Altadena, California, USA. It’s an interesting place and all the more interesting because little has changed since this house was completed back in 1952. Kemper Nomland is the name behind […]