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Are these the best two acres of land in Los Feliz … and even LA?

Clearly, pioneer developer William Mead thought so. In 1911, he bought 400 acres adjoining Griffith Park from Col. Griffith J. Griffith and began to plan what would become one of the City's most beautiful subdivisions. Out of all that land, he chose this site for his own estate — the first home...

Posted over 3 years ago
 

La Modernist Masterpiece Finds Its New Love... In Belgium

Imagine a story that combines: 1) a meticulously restored Richard Neutra in the Hollywood Hills; 2) the founder of the rock band Devo; 3) a Modernist aficionado in Belgium. We couldn’t make this stuff up. John Aaroe Group recently represented Devo singer/bassist Gerald Casale in the sale of...

Posted over 3 years ago
 

You can find many views in LA. But only one like this.

Welcome to one of the most spectacular wrap-around panoramas in the city — and one of the most striking and utterly private estates in Los Angeles. Represented by Sally Forster Jones, this dramatic contemporary residence commands its own promontory off Mulholland, accessible only by a long...

Posted over 3 years ago
 

Too much beauty for one day?

Nah, we know you can handle it. The Pasadena Heritage Spring Tour on March 29 will focus on the glory of the Spanish Colonial Revival style, with private tours of several to-die-for homes in Pasadena and La Cañada. The color. The tile. The patios. The wrought iron. Don’t mind us, we’ll be OK....

Posted over 3 years ago
 

Ready for its closeup

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House has just reopened after a three-year, $4 million renovation. Check out four swoon-worthy views plus curator Jeffrey Herr’s KPCC interview.

Posted over 3 years ago
 

Lobsters spotted in Silver Lake!

If you can’t always clear your calendar to jet to Martha’s Vineyard for lobster rolls, you'll be glad to know Knuckle and Claw opens this month on Sunset.

Posted over 3 years ago
 

One of our expert names in the news

Jill Galloway of our John Aaroe Group Sunset Strip office is a go-to authority on the historic treasures of the Hollywood Hills and Hancock Park. So we weren’t surprised when Los Angeles Confidential tapped her knowledge base for its article on vintage homes of LA.

Posted over 3 years ago
 

Falling star, caught in time

Next time you take in a rock show at the Regent, send a quick mental thank you to New Theme for reviving this once-crumbling luminary in the Historic Core.

Posted over 3 years ago
 

Artnight Pasadena is March 13

City arts and cultural institutions open their doors free on this evening of art, music and entertainment. Food trucks to keep you sustained.

Posted over 3 years ago