Urban Forager Cookbook Event

Come hear author Elisa Callow speak about the inspiration for her new book, The Urban Forager, showcasing the rich and expanding culinary culture of the eastside of Los Angeles. Enjoy a glass of wine from Highland Park Wines and small bites from Triple Beam Pizza. Highland Park Wine :: 5918 1/2 N Figeroa Street Monday,… Keep reading

Bidding for this revamped Altadena Craftsman starts at $799K

By Bianca Barragan Up in the foothills neighborhood of Altadena, the dramatic makeover of this three-bedroom Craftsman makes it look much younger than its 107 years. Perhaps the most notable addition is a large, rectangular swimming pool in the front yard. French doors from the front porch lead indoors to an open communal area that holds… Keep reading

What You Get for $1.1 Million

A 1962 architect-designed house with three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. Charles Wong, an architect who trained at the University of Southern California, designed this Japanese-inflected glass-and-timber home for a Los Angeles dentist named George Yuen and his wife. It sits on a bluff overlooking the Rueben Ingold Parkway, a recreational area in… Keep reading

Vintage SoCal: Far from the dusty trail in Lafayette Square

By Lauren Beale Long before nicknames such as the “Entertainment Capital of the World” or “La-La Land” caught on, Los Angeles was known as the “Queen of the Cow Counties” for its herds and role in keeping Gold Rush-era miners in beef jerky. Fast-forward to the next century, and wealthy cattlemen were among the movers… Keep reading

A Japanese-Inspired Charles Wong Post-and-Beam Home Hits the Market at $1.1M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo This beautiful midcentury also happens to be the childhood home of Issa Rae. Designed by residential architect Charles Wong in 1962, the post-and-beam Yuen Residence is an example of the burgeoning postwar influx of Japanese-inspired design in Southern California. The home’s elegant, minimalist interiors blend a distinctive Japanese aesthetic with classic… Keep reading

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