Residential (All) | Los Angeles Conservancy

Residential (All)

Photo by Marco Antonio Garcia

Phillips House

One of the most ornate homes in Angelino Heights, this 1887 house on a prominent corner lot feature extravagant decoration all sides.
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Phineas Kappe Residence

Completed in 1956, the Phineas Kappe Residence represents one of the architect’s earliest designs, but it exhibits all the trademarks for which he would become known: post-and-beam construction, an open interior plan, patio spaces and expanses of glass to bring the outside inside, and a focus on the details of craftsmanship and materials.
Photo by Annie Laskey/Los Angeles Conservancy

Pinney House

Built for industrialist Henry Pinney and occupied by his son until 1980, this home features fish-scale shingles, intricate fretwork, and enclosed eaves with decorative brackets, which were typical of the period.
Photo by Hernan Hernandez

Platform Houses

Oakfield Drive in Sherman Oaks contains seventeen unusual Mid-Century Modern homes known as the Platform Houses, for obvious reasons: they are built on massive platforms that cantilever out over the edge of a steep slope, looking down onto the valley below.
Photo by Sarah Locke

Rancho Estates

Of the many tract housing developments Cliff May designed in the 1950s, the largest (and one of the highest-praised) was Lakewood Rancho Estates in Long Beach.
Photo by Iwan Baan

Reiner-Burchill Residence (Silvertop)

Commissioned by industrialist and engineer Kenneth Reiner as his home, Silvertop was Lautner’s first major use of monolithic concrete as a sculptural as well as architectural component.
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Rodriguez House

Designed by master architect R. M. Schindler, the Rodriguez House is almost totally intact, serving as a vibrant and beautiful example of the architect’s innovative residential designs.

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