Nifty 1960s post and beam in Altadena asking $1.1M

By Pauline O’Connor Well well well, looks like the housing gods have seen fit to favor us with a time capsule listing, and a very fine one at that. Located at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in northern Altadena, the well-preserved post-and-beam was designed by USC-trained architects Fred Dinger and Harlan Pedersen in 1962…. Keep reading

What You Get :: $1.7 Million Homes in California, Tennessee and Pennsylvania

By Julie Lasky Altadena, Calif. | $1.699 Million A 1963 modern house with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Ian Mackinlay, a Scottish-born architect, adapted the design of this house from one his client admired in Hawaii. He built it on a knoll in the foothills of the San Gabriel range, on a private road that… Keep reading

1928 English cottage for $800K awaits buyer in Altadena’s historic Janes Village

By Marilyn Kalfus Set on a knoll under a soaring Chinese elm tree, an English cottage on Marigold Street is one of the original homes that Elisha Janes, a New York transplant, built in Altadena in the 1920s. The 1928 home is located in Janes Village, designated as an ”Altadena Heritage” area in 2002. In… 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

Explore Gardens in the Foothill Communities of the San Gabriel Valley

Calling all landscape design enthusiasts! The 2019 Art of the Garden tour hosted by Creative Arts Group offers a unique opportunity to visit five stunning private gardens located in the foothill communities of Pasadena, Altadena, Sierra Madre and San Marino. The tour includes gardens in a variety of different styles. Visitors may draw inspiration from… Keep reading