Tag Archives: Philmer J. Ellerbroek

Miracle on Bel-Air Road!

It’s Christmas in May! Not long ago, lovers of MCM architecture were delighted by the news that the beautiful 1956¬†Schumacher/Linkletter Estate @ 1100 Bel-Air Road had come on the market for the first time in decades, a house that not … Continue reading

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Then and Now – 1100 Bel-Air Road

It was so exciting to learn yesterday from the ever-on-top-of-things Real Estalker that the great Mid-Century estate at¬†1100 Bel-Air Road has come up for sale not only because it was the longtime base of the legendary Art Linkletter, but also … Continue reading

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South Coast Savvy – The Very Talented Philmer J. Ellerbroek

He might not be as well known as some of his more illustrious contemporaries, but Mid-Century architect Philmer J. Ellerbroek F.A.I.A. (1905-1969) certainly deserves to be. Throughout the 1950’s and 1960’s, the USC-educated Ellerbroek reigned as one of the South … Continue reading

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