Suburban Citadel

Jul 21, 2010

Monterey Hills is a time capsule of mid century through eighties architecture — a great counterpoint to all of the classic Craftsman, Victorian, Tudor and Spanish homes found around the rest of town. In fact, if I didn’t already know that the Brady Bunch house was in Studio City, I would swear you could find it somewhere in the Altos.

I’ve heard of a man’s home being his castle but this place seems more like a fortress. (A 1960s fortress where the guys from Dragnet might pull up for a stakeout…) Even so, I just love the way those beams cast sharp, pretty shadows in the afternoon sunlight.

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