los angeles mad men homes

AMC’s “Man Men” isn’t just a show, it’s a cultural phenomenon. It’s an excuse to get even more nostalgic about the times when cocktail drinking and cigarette smoking in offices was deemed the norm. But it’s also a reason to look back on the fashion, architecture and style of that time and bring it full circle to modern times. In Los Angeles, it’s not hard to find homes that embody the ever-popular mid-century modern details.

One such Los Angeles home was constructed in 1960 in Los Feliz. The three-bedroom, four-bathroom home spans 3,300 square feet of space with a modest backyard and swimming pool fit for any fan of the show. While the home has gone through some renovations since its construction, it has stayed true to its roots.

The sprawling open floor plan is bright and airy with white walls, hardwood floors and wooden ceilings. The living room centerpiece is the massive tiled fireplace that features details from floor to ceiling. It features sprawling tree-top views and a backdrop of the entire cityscape. There are multiple patios for residents to enjoy the stunning weather. It has exposed brick, a spa-like master suite and a light and airy feel throughout. The home is currently listed for about $2.1 million.

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Another home in the Los Feliz area, built in 1963, embraces the same mid-century modern aesthetic at virtually every corner. Upon walking up to the home’s entrance, the burnt orange double doors have intricate details and are the perfect welcome setting for anyone about to enter the home. The home is bordered by floor-to-ceiling windows that help to bring the beautiful setting indoors. Iron gates protect the entrance and add ultimate curb appeal.

The home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms and a large open floor plan. The living and dining area looks onto the backyard and pool and the polished concrete floors are the ultimate in chic and modern. The massive chef’s kitchen has Caesarstone countertops, Viking appliances and plenty of storage space.┬áThe home still features period-style lighting fixtures, some of which are updated and a stunning stone and gold vein fireplace.

On its exterior, this home is very private. Towering concrete walls are met with modest greenery that keep in line with the rest of the home’s aesthetic.

Los Angeles housing market

These homes are helping to boost the housing market in Los Angeles that has been seeing a strong influx of demand, giving way to a seller’s market. There are currently about 1,722 homes available in Los Angeles, and this value has been falling as the spring market is bringing more buyers into play. The average days on market is falling as well with about 94 average days on market as of right now. Homes are staying on the market for much longer today than it was during the same time of year last year.

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Check out these available homes in Los Angeles between $4.5 million and $6 million

  1. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 24,666 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,551 sqft
  2. 6 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 6,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,175 sqft
  3. 6 beds, 10 baths
    Home size: 12,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,358 sqft
  4. 4 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 4,404 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,633 sqft
  5. 5 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 4,720 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,221 sqft

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(all data current as of 11/24/2017)

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