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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Swan House, Lee + Mundwiler Architects 2010

Designed by award-winning architects Lee + Mundwiler, this house features an open floor plan, natural wood floors, imported stone, polished concrete floors and walls, and finishes of the highest quality. The Santa Monica-based architectural firm with principal architects, Stephen Mundwiler and Cara Lee have won many awards, including an AIA National Honor Award and AIA California Merit Award for the design of the Central Park of the New Radiant City in Shenzan, China; an AIA National Housing Award for the design of the Coconut House in Los Angeles; and an AIA National Honor Award and AIA California Merit Award for the design of the Bundesplatz-Swiss Government Plaza in Bern Switzerland. The house was most recently listed for sale for $1,195,000. Located at 2955 Swan Place in Silver Lake.

Ferris House, Barbara Bestor, Architect 2006

Silver Lake-based Architect Barbara Bestor designed this dramatic home in the Edendale Heights neighborhood of Silver Lake, replacing another architectural home designed by Architect Luis Castro in the 1970's. Situated at the crest of the hill, the home has commanding views of Silver Lake and the downtown Los Angeles skyline and features six bedrooms, six baths, three fireplaces, family room, two dens, library, and a swimming pool in over 6400 sq. feet. The home last sold in July 2007 for $3,350,000 to film producer Callum Greene; his credits include The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan, Made of Honor, Pacific Rim, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug; and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Ferris House is located at 2312 Baxter Street in Silver Lake.