Midcentury Franklin Hills Traditional with original elements seeks $1.5M

By Bianca Barragan Located in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Franklin Hills, this 1955-built Traditional home has undergone an “extensive” remodel by Graham Ferrier Architects. But it still maintains a number of original features, including hardwood floors and steel casement windows throughout, a wet bar, and a dumb waiter. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom residence holds custom cabinets and… Keep reading

Rados House

A massive modernist, the Rados House is up for grabs in Rancho Palos Verdes. The home was designed by Richard Neutra and at 5,000 square feet, it remains the architect’s largest residential property. It was built for shipbuilder John Rados in 1957 and features original mid-century details like mahogany marine-grade wood beams, terrazzo floors, and… Keep reading

February 2019 Newsletter

Midcentury Time Capsule: Richard Neutra’s Rados Home Is Listed for $4.1M

By Claudine Zap A Richard Neutra–designed home in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, is available for sale for the first time since it was built in 1957. It’s listed for $4.1 million. –The Austrian-born Neutra “helped define modernism in Southern California and around the world,” the Los Angeles Conservancy asserts. The modern architect’s iconic properties include the Chuey Residence in Los Angeles and the Kaufmann… Keep reading

An Extra Large Neutra Home With Sweeping SoCal Views Lists For $4.1M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo The Rados House is one of the largest Neutra-designed residences in the United States. Located in Rancho Palos Verdes, a suburb of Los Angeles, the Rados House was designed by Richard Neutra in 1957 for John Rados, a prolific shipbuilder and the owner of Harbor Boat Building Company. Set at the… Keep reading