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Extreme luxury will look like this tomorrow. You can have it today.

No expense has been spared in this dramatic brand new creation above the Sunset Strip, designed for a connoisseur of fine cars and fabulous entertaining. The vast lower level is like an upscale lounge, with home theater, gym/sauna, full bar, and view up into the 75-foot ...

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The masterpiece on Blue Jay Way

While Beverly Hills and Malibu have their fair share of celebrity homes, the Bird Streets area above the Sunset Strip, is widely considered to have the highest concentration of celebrities in Los Angeles. The exclusive enclave, north of Sunset between Beverly Hills and We...

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A crisp, clean breath of Bel-Air

When the views are this priceless, everything else can be a pristine white canvas for space, light and those endless views. That’s the concept behind this gated estate, listed at $5,585,000 by Sally Forster Jones, President of the Aaroe International Luxury Properties div...

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Modernist Viewpoint, Silver Lake Views

The eclectic enclave of Silver Lake is home to some of the most avant garde Modernist architecture in North America. Homes by visionaries from Frank Lloyd Wright and Raphael Soriano to Schindler, Neutra, Lautner and Ain can be found here — and today, an emerging generatio...

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Condo for your college kid can pay off

Not looking forward to a cash-draining dorm or apartment payment for your campus-bound baby? There might actually be a more lucrative alternative. Both the investment and tax implications of buying a condo for your student to use through college can be remarkably attracti...

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Six local causes receive John Aaroe Group Community Foundation grants

In the past month, our Foundation awarded grants to six remarkable organizations devoted to supporting people with special needs, women facing cancer, initiatives to grow and share food, and LGBT equality through music and advocacy. We are proud to be a part of their vita...

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LA’s new architecture/design hub opens this month

The A+D Architecture and Design Museum unveils its new temporary digs in the Downtown Arts District this month with the inaugural exhibition Shelter: How We Live in Los Angeles. Plans are underway for the A+D to join the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIA/L...

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Luxury villas in the heart of Century City

The Enclave, a walled and gated domain within the prestigious Century Woods community, is a limited edition collection of ten individually designed villa homes inspired by Spain’s Andalusia region, crafted with a mix of Old World elegance and modern amenities. The Enc...

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Escape the Valley … without leaving the Valley

Where in Greater LA can you find one of the country’s finest wildlife refuges located within a major urban area? Van Nuys, where else! Inside the 225-acre Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve, the San Fernando Valley floor is blissfully close to what it was before civilizati...

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Groceries and gags

Shop at Whole Foods Pasadena on the first Tuesday evening of the month and you can catch 15-minute comedy standup routines at 110 & Bellevue, the store restaurant. Curtain at 7 p.m. Free, but venue seats just 35 — buy your arugula early.