A piece of Santa Monica ‘evotecture’ hits the market for $3.8m

By Emma Tucker Thane Roberts designed this Santa Monica beach home, which embodies his ecologically-minded approach to architecture. The LA County property sits on a wooded plot, not far from the beach and Santa Monica pier. Its wood-clad exterior and timber structure is reminiscent of an oversized treehouse, helped by the greenery that surrounds the windows. Roberts designed the five-bedroom home… Keep reading

A Tree House–Like Dwelling Near the Coastline Seeks $3.89M in Santa Monica, CA

By Kathryn M. The thoughtfully renovated residence was designed in 1981 by local architect Thane Roberts. One of the earliest homes designed by Santa Monica–based architect Thane Roberts is up for grabs. The celebrated architect is known for his adventurous nature: After embarking on a nine-year, 30,000-mile sailing trip throughout the Pacific Ocean, he returned… Keep reading

Deasy Penner Podley Properties Nominated for HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt 2021

We are excited to announce that DPP has been selected as a finalist in HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt in the categories of “Amazing Kitchens” and “Curb Appeal.” All nominees are represented by members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®. This is the tenth consecutive year HGTV has worked exclusively… Keep reading

USC is selling its Frank Lloyd Wright home in Hollywood Hills

By Trevor Bach Just days after unloading its presidential mansion for $25 million, the University of Southern California wants to sell another high-profile property: A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in the Hollywood Hills. The Freeman House listed for $4.25 million, a price that includes “many of the original furnishings designed for the house,” according to Deasy… Keep reading

Mid-Century Pasadena home lists for the first time, seeks $1.7 million

By Sandra Barrera A Japanese-inspired, post-and-beam-style home in Pasadena has come on the market for the first time since its completion in 1965. Lovingly preserved, it aims to fetch $1.695 million. The local build-design firm Norwood and DeLonge created the 1,669-square-foot family home of the late Hot Rod Magazine senior editor Gray Baskerville and his… Keep reading