The Craftsman bungalow, popularized during the Arts and Crafts movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, is a prominent fixture in the Southland, with variations found throughout Southern California.
In anticipation of the nonprofit preservation group Pasadena Heritage's upcoming 24th annual Craftsman Weekend from Nov. 13 to 15, here's a sampling of Craftsman homes priced at less than $750,000 around Los Angeles County.
PASADENA: This renovated 1911 Craftsman bungalow features box-beam ceilings, new hardwood floors and a living room with a fireplace.
Address: 120 Marion Ave., Pasadena, 91106
Listed for: $629,900 for three bedrooms, three bathrooms in 1,346 square feet (9,006-square-foot lot)
Features: Step-up front porch, updated kitchen with custom cabinetry, drought-tolerant landscaping
About the area: In the 91106 ZIP Code, based on 10 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in September was $1.285 million, down 25.9% from a year earlier, according to CoreLogic.
HARVARD HEIGHTS: South of Koreatown, this Swiss chalet-inspired Craftsman with a unique side and front-gabled roofline featured prominently in the 1990 film comedy "House Party."
Address: 2895 W. 15th St., Los Angeles, 90006
Listed for: $739,000 for four bedrooms, two bathrooms in 2,402 square feet. (6,922-square-foot lot)
Features: Wide front porch, inlaid and double-hung windows, beamed ceilings
About the area: In the 90006 ZIP Code, based on two sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in September was $716,000, up 30.2% from the same month last year, according to CoreLogic.
LONG BEACH: Tapered columns set on brick pedestals flank the entrance to this 1915 Craftsman in the North Alamitos Beach neighborhood.
Address: 502 Nebraska Ave., Long Beach, 90802
Listed for: $579,000 for three bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms in 1,060 square feet (3,547-square-foot lot)
Features: Updated kitchen with granite countertops, formal dining room, patio/courtyard
About the area: In the 90802 ZIP Code, based on four sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in September was $426,000, down 16.4% from September 2014, according to CoreLogic.
EAGLE ROCK: Orange accents play off the powder-blue exterior of this 1920s Craftsman bungalow on the outskirts of Eagle Rock and Highland Park.
Address: 1910 N. Avenue 51, Los Angeles, 90042
Listed for: $635,000 for two bedrooms, one bathroom in 616 square feet (4,333-square-foot lot)
Features: Open-area floor plan, entertainer's deck, canyon views
About the area: In the 90042 ZIP Code, based on 29 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in August was $585,000, up 8.5% from the same month last year, according to CoreLogic.
SAN PEDRO: This remodeled 1920s Craftsman bungalow in the Vista del Oro area is entered through a sun porch with large picture windows.
Address: 1073 W. 14th St., San Pedro, 90731
Listed for: $529,000 for three bedrooms, one bathroom in 1,264 square feet (6,076-square-foot lot)
Features: Period-style kitchen, hardwood floors, two-car garage with workroom
About the area: In the 90731 ZIP Code, based on 30 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in September was $497,000, down 2% from September 2014, according to CoreLogic.
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