California

1950s modernism: Marsh, Smith, and Powell-designed Bendel Residence in Pasadena, California, USA

Much to admire with the 1950s Marsh, Smith, and Powell-designed Bendel Residence in Pasadena, California, USA. Some parts pretty much untouched since 1951, others very much of the 21st century. Ultimately this is a modernist gem that has adapted well for the modern era. What do we love about it? Of course, there is the […]

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. […]