South L.A. Real Estate Heats Up With a New Hollywood Generation

By Peter Kiefer Why now? It’s a question that mystifies longtime residents of Baldwin Hills (often referred to as the “Black Beverly Hills”) and its surrounding South L.A. neighborhoods — Ladera Heights, View Park, Windsor Hills and Leimert Park — that are now seeing double-digit annual price jumps in their historic homes and an influx of… Keep reading

Paul R. Williams’ family residence in Lafayette Square hits the market for first time, asking $2.395M

By Pauline O’Connor On the heels of the opening of a new photo exhibit celebrating the work of Paul Revere Williams comes news that the International modern-style home the pioneering architect designed for himself and his family has just hit the market for the first time. Williams designed the house, located on a gated street in the Lafayette Square Historic Preservation… Keep reading

Deasy/Penner Partner’s Benjamin Kahle Wins An LA Conservancy 2017 Preservation Award

The View Park Conservancy, led by deasy penner podley agent Benjamin Kahle, was just awarded the LA Conservancy 2017 Preservation award for excellence in Historic Preservation. For more information about the project, please visit LAConservancy.org.

Glamorous Paul Williams-designed time capsule in View Park looks like 1964

By Bianca Barragan Tucked away in View Park—the newly designated historic district once known as “the black Beverly Hills”—this single-story home designed by acclaimed architect Paul Williams looks like the best piece in a high-end vintage shop. Commissioned by a local “power couple” Peter and Dr. Verna Dauterive, according to the listing copy, the house… Keep reading

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