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Aaron Kirman and Allen Roth list 1932 Paul Revere Williams jewel in Little Holmby

One of the most admired homes in Little Holmby, a rustic half-timbered English Country estate designed in 1932 by celebrity architect Paul Revere Williams, has been listed by Aaron Kirman, president of Aaroe Estates, the luxury properties division of residential brokerage John Aaroe Group, and...

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Sleuthing your home’s DNA

From spotting style clues to unearthing documents, you’ll get a wealth of tips from the experts on how to identify, research and document your historic property at a May 31 Pasadena Heritage seminar, presented as part of National Preservation Month.

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We Honor You

“The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.” -Benjamin Disraeli

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NELA: The latest word in LA news

In the days of the Red Cars, the neighborhoods close to downtown LA were bustling centers of life and business. Then came the automobile, freeways, suburbs and malls. Now, in a move away from urban sprawl and long commutes, focus is shifting back to downtown and the surrounding neighborhoods of...

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The mailbox as art

Mailboxes in Art Deco buildings were intricate gems. Karen Greene has co-authored a whole book on them, and on May 30 at 2 p.m. she’ll give an illustrated lecture at American Cinematheque — followed by a screening of Skyscraper Souls (1932) set in a Deco tower of power.

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Aaron Kirman lists landmark Lloyd Wright architectural home

Lloyd Wright’s Derby House, called one of the architect’s “strongest achievements” by UCLA historian Thomas Hines, has been listed by Aaron Kirman, President of Aaroe Estates, the luxury property division of John Aaroe Group. The approx. 3,281-square-foot home, on the National Register of...

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Superheroes Summoned to Sell West Los Angeles House

If you’re a serious comics collector, have you ever felt the urge to pin up some of your collection to a prominent wall in your home? You know, just so you can enjoy the spectacle? Well, that is exactly what a real estate agent and a production designer did when they set out to create a show...

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The illustrious Eames … in their own words

In An Eames Anthology, premier Charles and Ray Eames expert Daniel Ostroff gathers for the first time the writings of the famous architects and designers — shedding a fascinating new light on their marriage and fifty-year professional partnership. Catch one of his talks on May 23 at the Neutra...

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Eagle Rock’s soaring food scene

You wouldn’t think a pocket neighborhood could even have 21 Best Places to Eat. But hey, this is Eagle Rock. From duck carnitas to Hello Kitty cookies, longtime favorites to new meccas, this little place gets bigger on great food every day.

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