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Most popular photo galleries of 2010

December 25, 2010 |  6:00 am

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Web traffic does not lie. At year's end, the numbers reveal which home profiles best captured and kept online readers' attention. Could a drag queen's Highland Park hideaway really prove more engaging than the Frank Gehry house in Brentwood? Why, apparently so.

Because galleries posted in January have more months to collect hits than galleries posted in November, we have organized the results by season to level the playing field. Keep reading to see how the homes stacked up ...

WINTER (January, February and early March)

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No. 1. Condo-hopping: Inside the Toy Factory Lofts in downtown L.A., four very different looks from four very different residents. Photo credit: Stefano Paltera / For The Times


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No. 2: Old bungalow, modern box: Small house gets a shot of color and a most modern addition built in back. Photo credit: Christina House / For The Times

  
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No. 3. Lara Spencer: A TV host puts her spin on Regency style. Photo credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

 

SPRING

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No. 1. Channeling Neutra: A remodel planned with a modernist master -- and a budget -- in mind. Photo credit: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times


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No. 2. Midcentury revival: A Glendale remodel leaves a 1950s glass box shining in a new light. Photo credit: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times


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No. 3. Green cube: At this Venice addition, even the walls and roof are growingPhoto credit: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

 

SUMMER

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No. 1. Apartment conversion: A Santa Monica five-plex is reborn as an innovative family retreat. Photo credit: Nancy Pastor / For The Times


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No. 2. O.C. modern: In a land of faux Tuscan villas, a new house that emphatically says "California." Photo credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times


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No. 3. Malibu Beach house: A clean, crisp remodel leaves a duplex in shipshape condition. Photo credit: Christina House / For The Times

 

FALL

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No. 1. Craftsman addition: From slatted ceiling to concrete floor, a house remade for a new era. Photo credit: Katie Falkenberg / For The Times


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No. 2. Drag queen: In Highland Park, Jackie Beat holds court in her empire of vintage style. Photo credit: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times


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No. 3. Cottage classics: Moody sisters' pixie houses command a premium in the Montecito area. Photo credit: Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times

-- Compiled by Michael Robinson

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