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6 open houses to check out around LA this weekend

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All priced at under $1 million

Welcome to another edition of our weekly series rounding up open houses to check out over the weekend, because who doesn’t love a little real estate gawking? This week’s picks include a historic 1937 Streamline Moderne in Long Beach, a revamped cedar cottage in Culver City, and a nicely restored Craftsman in Highland Park. Prices range from $599,000 to $968,000.

Courtesy of Patrick Downtain/Wheeler Steffens Sotheby’s International Realty

Where: 12039 Culver Drive, Culver City, 90230
When: 12 to 3 p.m., Sunday, November 24
Specs: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom; 655 square feet
Selling points: Located across from the Ballona Creek Bike Path, this petite cedar-sided cottage looks vintage on the outside but thoroughly modern on the inside. Updates include copper plumbing, a tankless water heater, hand carved bamboo floors, high-end appliances, an electric fireplace, and custom cabinetry. The property also contains an outdoor shower and a 400-square-foot detached garage/artist’s studio with built-in birch butcher block counter, Phenolic cabinetry, track lighting, laundry and sink.
Asking price: $897,000

Courtesy of Plinio Garcia/Keller Williams Silicon Beach

Where: 1917 West 66th St., LA 90047
When: 12 to 4 p.m., Saturday November 23 and Sunday November 24
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms; 1,400 square feet
Selling points: Built in 1935, this Park Hills Heights bungalow has been updated but retains plenty of vintage charm. Features include formal living and dining rooms, carved plasterwork, beamed ceilings, detailed moldings, a brick fireplace, and numerous built-ins. Asking price: $599,000

Courtesy of W. Kurt Wood/Belmont Brokerage

Where: 2642 Chestnut Ave., Long Beach, 90806
When: 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday November 23; 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday November 24
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms; 1,694 square feet
Selling points: Known as the Cheney-Delaney House, this 1937 Streamline Moderne is a Long Beach Historic-Cultural Landmark. Features include steel-banded windows, portholes, curved walls and steel cabinetry, carved archways, detailed moldings, and built-in lights.
Asking price: $658,800

Courtesy of Matthew Rosenblatt/Keller Williams Pacific Estates

Where: 3731 California Ave., Long Beach, 90807
When: 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, November 23
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom; 951 square feet
Selling points: Built in 1925, this Spanish-style bungalow in the historic California Heights neighborhood boasts beautiful original features such as hardwood floors, built-in hutches, leaded glass, and gum wood trims and moldings. It’s on a 5,346-square-foot lot with a detached one-car garage, mature fruit trees, and a pergola-covered dining patio.
Asking price: $649,900

Courtesy of Ed Ortiz and Yonathan Canete Baltazar/Compass

Where: 5655 Ash St., Highland Park, LA 90042
When: 12 to 5 p.m., Saturday, November 23
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms; 1,500 square feet
Selling points: This admirably restored 1908 Craftsman’s highlights include Douglas fir floors, a bay window with bench seating, a wood-burning brick fireplace, pocket doors, casement windows, and wood paneling. Updates include a modern kitchen, a new wood deck, and a detached studio with bathroom.
Asking price: $949,999

Courtesy of Kevin George/Coldwell Banker

Where: 647 E. Palm Street, Altadena, 91001
When: 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, November 24
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms; 1,628 square feet
Selling points: Located three blocks north of Altadena’s public library, this single-story ranch was built in 1947, but has been recently updated. Features include hardwood floors, an open plan, quartz counter tops, new stainless appliances, and glass sliders.
Asking price: $967,833