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by allen
Thu Sep 18, 2003 6:24 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Modern House Tour, Oct. 26, 2003
Replies: 1
Views: 1113

Modern House Tour, Oct. 26, 2003

Altadena Heritage is having their fall Modern House Tour Sunday Oct. 26, 2003. It will include the newly renovated Case Study House #20, Richard Neutra's the Beard House, Gregory Ain's Park Planned Homes plus other designed by James De Long, Boyd Georgi and Wm. Duquette. There is also an after tour ...
by allen
Thu Sep 11, 2003 5:28 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Cal. Institute of Technology's Millikan Library
Replies: 5
Views: 1807

You can check out other designs by Flewelling & Moody; a modern church at Broadway & Kenwood in Glendale. A couple houses in Pasadena one at 855 Holly Vista and another at 1355 Inverness. They mostly did schools and public buildings. A fantastic school auditorium in Culver City was published in Arts...
by allen
Mon Sep 08, 2003 5:34 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: La Canada/Pasadena modern architect?
Replies: 6
Views: 2986

by allen
Tue Aug 19, 2003 5:43 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: 2 More 4 Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1350

Pasadena house

The Pasadena house is sold. It had sold last year for about $775,000.oo. The house next door was designed and lived in by Joe Thomas AIA of Neptune- Thomas architects. Close by , in the next block or so, is a house by Kemper Nomland that was published. Interesting to note, that area was at one time ...
by allen
Tue Aug 19, 2003 5:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Neutra for sale in Sherman Oaks
Replies: 9
Views: 3258

Some of those Neutra designed houses went down the hillside . Does anyone feel safe living on stilts ??
by allen
Wed Aug 13, 2003 5:27 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: More Misc. 4 Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 2429

Inregards to the Altadena house for sale, other architectural homes on Jaxine and cross-street Alzada include 8 designs by noted architect Robert Gordon (see J. Shulman's book M.R. pg. 280). Gordon also lived on Alzada for about ten years. Volker Traub an architect with Richard Neutra in the 1950's ...
by allen
Mon Aug 11, 2003 6:12 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: La Canada Post & Beam for sale, Jack Simison AIA
Replies: 0
Views: 1345

La Canada Post & Beam for sale, Jack Simison AIA

This house was featured in Better Homes and Gardens in the 1960's. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and is 1,740 sq.ft.. The lot is 17,790 sq.ft. with room for a pool out front. It was designed by Jack Simison in 1959 along with the two neighboring houses. The price is $ 749,000.00. The address is 521...
by allen
Thu Jul 24, 2003 6:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: LADERA HIGHTS
Replies: 3
Views: 1406

by allen
Mon Jul 21, 2003 6:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: LADERA HIGHTS
Replies: 3
Views: 1406

LADERA HIGHTS

On the Gallery of pictures of Ladera Hights, does anyone know who the architects are ???
by allen
Fri Jul 18, 2003 3:39 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Altadena Post & Beam for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 2275

Jack Simison AIA USC 1949. He designed the Winslow house at the end of Canyon Crest (your relatives ??) and it was published as were several others. He also designed the La Canada Country Club with a folding roof style and a tract of 72 homes in La Crescenta called Emerald Hills discribed as custom ...
by allen
Thu Jul 17, 2003 5:57 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Mid-Century Modern for Rent
Replies: 6
Views: 2619

None of David Lopez designed houses were part of the Case Study program of Arts & Architecture Mag. that I know about. I saw your Alta Pine house when it was new some 50 years ago. I'm thinking it had a lot of detail color green, blue, orange, black. Maria Davis was the first owner and she later had...
by allen
Wed Jul 09, 2003 5:40 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Altadena Post & Beam for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 2275

Altadena Post & Beam for sale

John Nyberg AIA U.C. Berkeley 1950 (Nyberg-Bissner) Pasadena designed this house as his personal residence in the early 1950's . It was published in 1956. 4216 Aralia Rd., Altadena $ 360,000. Agent 626-398-3350 Note; Within a block or two are homes designed by (Case Study Architects) Conrad Buff and...
by allen
Mon Jul 07, 2003 6:19 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Mid Cent. Modern Neighborhoods in Pasadena area.
Replies: 3
Views: 2202

Laguna Rd 700 thru. 1000 block includes houses designed by Buff, Straub and Hensman, John Lautner, Eugene Weston , Boyd Georgi, Harold Zook, Arthur Lavagnino all published architects. In the 700 block is a great Neutra look-A-like.
by allen
Mon Jul 07, 2003 6:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Mid-Century Modern for Rent
Replies: 6
Views: 2619

That nice house on Alta Pine Dr. was designed by David Lopez AIA USC 1951. He designed and built 3 other houses on that street among many others in Altadena and Pasadena. For a time he had an architectual office in Silverlake next door to Alynn Morris. About a dozen of his designs were published in ...
by allen
Thu Mar 20, 2003 7:46 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Architect - Perry Neuschatz
Replies: 5
Views: 1423

Yes, He did work for Neutra so I'm very interested in this house you might have for sale. Can you list any details? Other houses that Neuschatz designed are the Gilbert Res., Suntshin Res., Goldfarb Res., McCreery Res., Postley Res. all in Los Angeles.
by allen
Tue Feb 04, 2003 6:56 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Bomb shelters in LA?
Replies: 20
Views: 7749

There is a mid-century modern house in Pasadena with a really cool bomb shelter. The house was designed by Robert Skinner (Ternstrom & Skinner 1960) (noted architect in J. Shulman's book M.R. pg.277+362+) The main house is at the hill top with a view over looking Pasadena. You enter the bomb shelter...
by allen
Tue Jan 28, 2003 6:22 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Foothills Modern For Sale
Replies: 7
Views: 2511

The correct address for this house is 1978 Sierra Madre Villa, Pasadena. Other Arthur Swab designed houses that were published that are close by are 2325 Villa Heights and 2985 Meyerloa Lane, Pasadena.
by allen
Mon Jan 27, 2003 7:31 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Foothills Modern For Sale
Replies: 7
Views: 2511

Foothills Modern For Sale

Mid-Century ranch style modern in N/E Pasadena for sale. Designed by Arthure Swab (noted architect in an early Julius Shulman book) . The house is part of a simi-circle of 4-5 houses (all Swab designed) placed in a former avocado grove. The lot is almost a 1/2 acre. The house is 3,358 sq. ft. with a...
by allen
Thu Jan 23, 2003 7:34 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Ojai and Oxnard
Replies: 8
Views: 1733

I think you should stop by and see Thornton Ladd, 1190 Mountain lion Rd., Ojai, 805-646-1159 He was one of the best modern architects of the mid-century.
by allen
Tue Jan 21, 2003 7:25 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Abandoned Denny's and its nice old sign
Replies: 8
Views: 2563

I'm retired after 25+ years of painting and repairing neon signs. The old one's I remember working on include the downtown Broadway St. Theatres, Philippe's, Coca Cola ship building, Dancing Girls (.10c a dance),Cost Federal Savings, Car dealers Felix and A.E. Nugent. In Hollywood The Pantages, Paci...
by allen
Tue Jan 21, 2003 6:41 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Wayne McAllister AIA
Replies: 5
Views: 1954

Thanks for the information. I'm sorry to learn the records have been lost. Several architects that I have researched including Harold Bissner Sr. also lost or disposed of their records. Don't they think of donating to a school or historical group ? Your web site is very nice and very appricated. May...
by allen
Thu Jan 16, 2003 7:18 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Abandoned Denny's and its nice old sign
Replies: 8
Views: 2563

by allen
Thu Jan 09, 2003 6:30 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Mid-Century Modern For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 2636

I remember a big veiw of the mountains looking out the living room window over the pool and fence (the fence blocking out the house across the street). Note, this house was for sale 2 years ago for $ 375,000. There is a David Lopez designed (and published) apartment for rent at 1210 N. Altadena Dr.,...
by allen
Mon Jan 06, 2003 6:51 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Wayne McAllister AIA
Replies: 5
Views: 1954

Chris, I have three questions regarding Wayne McAllisters work. Leland Evison (architect of PASADENA MID-CENTURY MODERN BEING SOLD AS TEARDOWN) worked for McAllister 1940 - 1944 would there be any record of that and what jobs he worked on ? Also, did Wayne McAllister do any residentail designs ? Do ...
by allen
Mon Jan 06, 2003 6:24 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Mid-Century Modern For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 2636

That house is in the Foxridge Estates area of Pasadena at 2065 Canyon Close Rd. The architect was David Lopez A.I.A.. USC class of 1951. Interesting to note, the pool is in the front yard and is part of the entrance. Orginally it was walled off from the street by a frosted glass fence that looked so...
by allen
Mon Dec 30, 2002 6:57 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Wayne McAllister AIA
Replies: 5
Views: 1954

Wayne McAllister AIA

by allen
Mon Dec 30, 2002 6:31 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Mid-Century Modern For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 2636

Mid-Century Modern For Sale

by allen
Mon Dec 30, 2002 6:20 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Pasadena, CA - Mid Century being sold as a teardown
Replies: 11
Views: 8937

Leland Evison may have beed a student of Neutra and Schindler. He graduated USC 1926, B.A.I.D. 1928 and Art Center School 1932. He was a draftsman with Myron Hunt in 1937 and later with Wayne McAllister 1940-1944 working on designs of the early Las Vegas hotel-casinos. His house on Ranchero's has so...
by allen
Sat Dec 28, 2002 4:31 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Pasadena, CA - Mid Century being sold as a teardown
Replies: 11
Views: 8937

Yes, I know something about that house. It was a could have been should have been Case Study house?? It was designed by Leland Evison of Pasadena. Both during construction and finished pictures were published in Arts & Architecture magazine. A & A calling it a Prefabricated Solar House. Lee Evison w...

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