Look at this mid-century charmer: a 1950 Silver Lake house that was inhabited for many years by the architect who designed it (who exactly that is, we're not sure). The second owner purchased it in 2011 and is selling now having performed a "tasteful restoration" that kept the original built-in cabinets and storage throughout the house, along with the pocket doors and the nice, big porch out front. Windows and natural light abound in the two-bedroom, one-bathroom, which also comes with a two-car garage and an attractive, gravelly back yard. Make it your own for $749,000.
· 847 Kodak Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90026 [Redfin]