Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Mount Washington stories, photos and more

Southwest Museum in the spotlight for its 100th anniversary

Photo by Martha Benedict

MOUNT WASHINGTON –   The Southwest Museum celebrated its 100th anniversary on Saturday with a day-long series of programs and displays. But the celebration continued into the evening with an unofficial event after an anonymous individual arranged to have the museum’s iconic tower  bathed in a searchlight. ... Read More »

Spectacular Modern Mt. Washington Farmhouse with Panoramic Views Open Sat. & Sun | 1pm – 4 pm


A spectacular Modern Farmhouse with panoramic views. This secluded Mt. Washington residence offers sophistication and all the comforts of home. The spacious first level features an open floor plan that connects seamlessly to the outdoors, highlighted by walls of glass and limitless views. Polished concrete floors and custom kitchen cabinetry unify a clean, practical design. There's a fireplace to read by, an office for your work, and a den for movie night. Read More »

Lost in Mt. Washington: Affectionate Calico Cat

Alice is calico, with an orange spot on her forehead and white paws, some stripes. about 8lbs; extremely affectionate. She was last seen 6/3. We thought she’d return to us, but there have been no signs. Contact: 310.893.4519 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ... Read More »

Eastside Property: Geodesic dome life on Mt. Washington

MOUNT WASHINGTON — For those house hunters who are not into fussy Victorians, tiny bungalows or boxy Modernist homes, there’s this geodesic dome house on Rome Court that recently went up for sale.  Under this dome you will find three bedrooms, two baths and a some ... Read More »

Two New Homes from one of Wallpaper* Magazine’s “Emerging Architects”


British design magazine Wallpaper* recently released their Architects Directory 2014, a “finely tuned index of the world’s best young architectural talents.” Just 20 names made the prestigious list and one of them is Simon Storey, principal of LA-based Anonymous. Tracy Do Real Estate is pleased to ... Read More »

For Sale: Mt Washington 3/2 + Studio


3089 Knob St | $699,000 | Property Website Thru a vine covered entry and down a set of welcoming stairs…you’ll want to pause here to experience the happy sigh that comes from seeing a fabulous view for the first time. A very satisfying curved entryway sets ... Read More »

Peaceful Mt. Washington Retreat With Jaw Dropping Views


616 Cross Avenue is a lovely turnkey home in breathtaking Mount Washington. This welcoming gem is a peaceful retreat with jaw dropping panoramic views! The open and bright living room features fabulous vaulted ceilings, dark hardwood floors, dramatic lighting and a ton of charm. The stylishly updated kitchen features ... Read More »

For Sale: Hilltop Living, Views & Pool

Mt. Washington, homes for sale, real estate

303 Mavis Drive | $825,000 | Property Website Summer magic is in the air! And the Great House Fairy has conjured up many special surprises at 303 Mavis Drive. First she’ll wave her wand to unrolled house plans from case study architect Kemper Nomland whose fine eye ... Read More »

Mt. Washington home with endless vistas open Sunday


There are views … and then there are endless vistas across the expansive open space of Debs Park, where you’re in the best seats in the neighborhood for glorious sun and moon rises. There are decks…and then there is the 1,000+ square foot deck ready for ... Read More »

Where does housing flipping have the biggest payoff? Try Mt. Washington and Highland Park

Simon Storey homes in Mt. Washington 6-17-2014 1-00-35 AM

Investors who bought and resold homes in Mt. Washington and Highland Park reaped some of the largest gains last year in a ranking of the nation’s hottest neighborhoods for flippers. The  analysis of 2013 sales by Redfin, the nationwide brokerage firm, said that the average price ... Read More »