Home of the Week: A 1923 cottage reinvented in Pasadena

This Pasadena cottage has been reinvented with a modern, 500-square-foot addition. The two-tone exterior of lime and white plays the new off the old to create visual interest.

Location: 541 Avon Ave., Pasadena 91105

Asking price: $795,000

Year built: 1923

Addition design: OKB Architects

House size: Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, 1,597 square feet

Lot size: 7,663 square feet

Features: Fireplace, built-ins, interior archways, island with sink in kitchen, rooftop deck, raised-bed gardens, flagstone path, lawn, detached garage

About the area: In the first quarter, 19 single-family homes sold in the 91105 ZIP Code at a median price of $956,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 5.3% price decrease from the first quarter of last year.

Agents: James Wilson and Jennifer Parker-Stanton of Deasy/Penner & Partners, (626) 683-0777

Lauren Beale

To submit a candidate for Home of the Week, send high-resolution color photos on a CD, written permission from the photographer to publish the images and a description of the house to Lauren Beale, Business, Los Angeles Times, 202 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. Send questions to homeoftheweek@latimes.com.

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