By Kyle McCarthy and Marisa Méndez May 17, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
Architecture buffs and design professionals should book ahead for this tour of the Silver Lake neighborhood. For two to three hours, you’ll view mid-century modern and contemporary homes by master architects Richard Neutra, Rudolph Schindler, John Lautner and other notables. Architectural historian and author Laura Massino Smith is your expert guide as she chauffeurs you through the neighborhood via van. Tour-takers appreciate Smith’s insider access to homes designed by master architects that would otherwise be impossible to find or view up close. Tours run daily around 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tickets start at $75 per person. Architecture Tours L.A. runs a variety of other tours through Los Angeles neighborhoods, such as Hancock Park/Miracle Mile and West Hollywood/Beverly Hills. You can also opt for specialized tours of Frank Lloyd Wright or Frank Gehry masterpieces.