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Art at the PDC

Check out Pacific Design Center’s 40th anniversary art installations in the lobby, then head to DesignLab in Blue building 2 for an array of new showings.

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LA Times Home of the Day: An entertainer's space in Studio City

Designed for indoor-outdoor living and entertaining, this custom-built contemporary in Studio City has a clean aesthetic with walls of glass, natural tones and a hanging wood staircase. A three-sided fireplace on the main level underscores the free-flowing floor plan, whi...

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An upscale vision above it all

High on a ridge with panoramic views of the city and the Santa Monica Mountains, this custom dream home in the Encino Hills was designed to take full advantage of its setting. Represented by Aaroe Estates Director Alan Taylor, the property at 17031 Countess Place is liste...

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March 2015 | Aaroe Market Reports

How's the real estate market? Make informed decisions about real estate. Watch one-minute videos, read the latest data on over 65 areas in LA, or go straight to the answers by calling an Aaroe agent.

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Grandeur, recovered!

We’re thrilled by the growing move to restore LA’s most stunning historic buildings. Next candidate: the Neo-Gothic- Park Plaza Hotel in Westlake. Prepare to be wowed.

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Three Shades of Greene & Greene

Owners of these homes are a passionate bunch. Those who relinquish their gems at all have often just fallen in love with another one. And that’s part of what led to John Aaroe Group selling three Greene & Greene homes in a single month. Spend any time in Pasadena, and...

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Water: Little changes, big savings

As Southern California’s drought crisis looms, it’s getting harder to imagine how one person can make a dent. Yet if we all took a few easy steps, we could save billions of gallons a year. Most don’t cost much, and many are free. See what we mean here.

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Valley oenophile?

You no longer have to go all the way to Los Feliz for magnificent wines: the Bar Covell team has opened Augustine in Sherman Oaks. À votre santé!

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Are these the best two acres of land in Los Feliz … and even LA?

Clearly, pioneer developer William Mead thought so. In 1911, he bought 400 acres adjoining Griffith Park from Col. Griffith J. Griffith and began to plan what would become one of the City's most beautiful subdivisions. Out of all that land, he chose this site for his own ...

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La Modernist Masterpiece Finds Its New Love... In Belgium

Imagine a story that combines: 1) a meticulously restored Richard Neutra in the Hollywood Hills; 2) the founder of the rock band Devo; 3) a Modernist aficionado in Belgium. We couldn’t make this stuff up. John Aaroe Group recently represented Devo singer/bassist Geral...