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6 charming homes built in the 1930s

Pasadena, California. This 1932 four-bedroom cottage was just remodeled this year. Features include hardwood floors and trim; a living room with fireplace and exposed-beam barrel ceiling; a main bedroom with a custom door and stained-glass casement window, and a gourmet kitchen with soapstone counters.

French doors open to a backyard with a patio, garden beds, and a strawberry tree. $1,299,000. Linda Seyffert, Deasy Penner Podley, (626) 712-5194.

Mocksville, North Carolina. ­Boxwood was built in 1934 by Delano & Aldrich, the architects who built Kykuit for the Rockefellers. The eight-bedroom house, com­pletely restored in 2007, has a chef’s kitchen with scullery, a wood-paneled library, an upstairs guest pantry, and fireplaces in most bedrooms.

On the 48-acre property are pastures, woods, and a two-bedroom log guest cabin, also from 1934, featuring its own great room with stone ­fireplace. $3,450,000. Tom Fisher, HM Properties, (704) 213-1556.

Chester, New Jersey. Built in 1932, this

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Inside Damien Navarro’s Charming Laurel Canyon Craftsman

Damien Navarro, Executive Director of Outfest, a celebrated L.A.-based nonprofit dedicated to showcasing LGBTQIA+ stories in film and other mediums, has his quirky, cute-as-a-button 1940s Craftsman cottage in the heart of L.A.’s world-renown Laurel Canyon up for grabs at $1.675 million. Nipped down a tiny cul-de-sac with three bedrooms and two bathrooms in not quite 1,700 square feet, the double-lot spread was purchased by the veteran digital marketing and tech consulting entrepreneur in late 2013 for just shy of $900,000.

A charming Dutch door opens to the light-filled living room. Along with a beamed and vaulted ceiling and a fireplace embellished by a decorative wrought iron screen, French doors lead to a courtyard dining terrace warmed by a massive brick fireplace under the branches of a 200-year-old California Oak. The neighboring dining room is wrapped in lively wallpaper that depicts flowers and birds, while the simple, galley-style kitchen is undeniably

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