6 beautiful homes by notable architects

Los Angeles. Modernist Craig Ellwood completed the Courtyard Apartments, four interlocking residences, for television host Roy Maypole in 1953. Designed as a case study and constructed from steel, glass, and brick, the complex drew international praise. It has been restored and reconfigured as three two-bedroom apartments, each with private patio, fireplace, floor-to-ceiling glass walls, and… Keep reading

Case Study Designer Craig Ellwood’s Landmarked Courtyard Apartments List for $2.85M

By Kathryn M. The building was originally designed in the ’50s as four interlocking flats for celebrity TV host Roy Maypole. For the first time in 15 years, Craig Ellwood’s Courtyard Apartments are back on the market. Built between 1952 and ’53, the residence was originally created as four interlocking apartments for celebrity television host… Keep reading

Landmarked courtyard complex in Hollywood by Craig Ellwood seeks $3.25M

By Pauline O’Connor Up for sale for the first time in 15 years is Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument No. 801, Craig Ellwood’s Courtyard Apartments. Located in the heart of Hollywood at 1570 La Baig Avenue, a block or so east of NeueHouse, the complex was commissioned by television producer and host Roy Maypole, and earned the Case Study House designer… Keep reading

7 beautiful homes in Southern California

By Loren Talbot Los Angeles. The Smith House, built by Craig Ellwood in 1958 and restored by architect Jim Tyler in 2018, sits on a hill, and when its glass walls are illuminated at night it appears to float in the landscape. A floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace separates the T-shaped home’s two bedrooms from the main… Keep reading

Craig Ellwood’s Iconic Smith House in L.A. Is Listed For $3M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Here is your chance to live in an iconic work of art. Originally constructed in 1958 by influential modernist architect Craig Ellwood, the Smith House has been recently restored under the guidance of James Tyler, FAIA in 2018.  Now, this striking midcentury abode has hit the market for $3,000,000. A showcase of… Keep reading

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