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THE LYDIA C. EDMANDS HOUSE, 1917

Arthur and Alfred Heineman, Architects, 1917. The Lydia C. Edmands House. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998, the Cotswold Cottage built for wealthy widow Lydia C. Edmands exemplified the Heineman brothers’ creative tenure during the interpretive Arts and Crafts architectural movement from 1895-1918. The rolled-roof edges, half-timbers, and large eyebrow gable […]

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HARWELL HAMILTON HARRIS, F.A.I.A; LELAND EVISON, A.I.A.

The De Steiguer Residence, 1936, 1951. Moved to the Poppy Peak Historic District in 1951 by Leland Evison to avoid demolition during the construction of the 134 Freeway, Harris’s two-story, hillside design is an expression of modern architecture that incorporates minimalist aesthetics with the modern ranch. Evison’s relocation of the De Steiguer Residence to Poppy […]

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THE GRAHAM RESIDENCE, 2011

With little disruption to the natural environment during its construction, Blue Sky Building Systems’ sustainable Graham Residence is enhanced by the ten-acre rugged terrain in which it sits. Upon first sight, the right angles of the structure may appear to conflict with the rounded granite surfaces surrounding the house, but the rectilinear geometry of the […]

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THE CLIFFORD BARNES ESTATE, 1912

Oak Ridge, also known as the Clifford Barnes Estate, was designed in 1912 by Elmer Grey, F.A.I.A. This park-like private 1.6 acre estate property showcases Grey’s talent as an exceptional architect of the first quarter of the twentieth century. Oak Ridge is located in Pasadena’s edenic San Rafael Hills, and is sited at the end […]

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