Although the style is often associated with the Midwest, where the strong horizontal lines were meant to evoke the landscape, this Prairie School-inspired Craftsman house is in L.A.'s Arlington Heights area. The symmetrical hip roof, wide front porch and skillfully wrought interiors are in keeping with the home's century-plus old vintage.
Location: 1248 3rd Ave., Los Angeles 90019
Asking price: $1.349 million
Year built: 1910
House size: Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, 4,001 square feet
Lot size: 7,800 square feet
Features: Entrance parlor, dining and living rooms, den/office, eat-in kitchen, attic sun room, basement, antique lighting, built-in cabinetry, two-tone wooden staircase, original woodwork, beamed ceilings, stone fireplace, pocket doors, leaded stained-glass windows
About the area: In the first half of the year, 97 single-family homes sold in the 90019 ZIP Code at a median price of $729,000, according to DataQuick. That was an 18.5% price increase from the first half of 2013.
Agent: Bruce Walker, Rodeo Realty, (310) 623-8722
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