MID CENTURY MODERN HOMES

Architect Richard Kearney Designed
Mid-Century Modern Pool Home

Mid Century Modern home designed by architect Richard Kearney

Welcome to this idyllic 1959 mid-century modern home in the hills of Sherman Oaks. Designed by architect Richard Kearney, the home has been in the same family since 1962. Secluded on a promontory up a private drive on a 29,000 + square foot lot, this architectural home is virtually untouched and features many original details.

The stacked block fireplace and expansive open floor plan accent the space and make it a great spot for gathering or relaxing. Parquet floors and clerestory windows adorn the spacious step-down living room offering a tranquil setting looking out to lush vegetation.

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Superb Sunset Strip Mid Century by Jacob Tracht

Sunset Strip Mid Century with pool

Superb Sunset Strip mid-century by Jacob Tracht, AIA, 1959. The residence is tucked away on one of Los Angeles’ most desirable streets, right off Sunset Blvd. On a private cul-de-sac, the gated property boasts panoramic city views and an oversized 34,000+ sq ft lot complete with a glistening pool and walls of glass.

The expansive raised hearth, stacked stone fireplace provides the pavilion-like open floor plan a stunning focal point. Floor to ceiling expanses of glass open to the lush landscape outside.

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Glendale Modern Home by Mid Century
Architect Gus Stamos

Glendale Modern Home by Architect Gus Stamos

Glendale Modern home by Mid-Century architect Gus Stamos. This rare untouched classic home was built by the architect for his own family in 1968. This hidden gem in Chevy Chase Canyon boasts an expansive open floor plan with soaring beamed ceilings, a corner fireplace and floor-to-ceiling glass opening out to a large viewing deck with treetop views.

Formal dining area features a retro style breakfast bar, a tongue and groove ceiling and wood clad walls with views across the canyon.

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Stunning Sten Frenke House by Richard Neutra

Sten Frenke House by Richard Neutra

The Sten Frenke House, architect Richard Neutra – Historical Landmark #647, often thought to be one Neutra at his best. Originally custom-built for a Ukrainian actress and her husband in 1934, this iconic Bauhaus inspired piece of architecture won the House Beautiful competition, becoming the first modern home to win that particular contest and was designated a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, No. 647. Located on a double lot at the mouth of Santa Monica Canyon and close enough to the ocean to hear the roaring surf.

Sten Frenke House in Santa Monica

Living room with Neutra’s classic continuous steel-framed ribbon windows surrounds the space. An expansive wood-burning brick fireplace and oval-shaped dining room, emphasizes the relationship between the home and the exterior as it juts out into the landscape.

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Mandeville Canyon Mid Century by Architect Matt Kivlin

Mandeville Canyon Mid Century Modern home

Stunning Mandeville Canyon Mid Century post and beam architectural by Matt Kivlin. Mr. Kivlin was often cited as California’s best wave rider in the late 1940s and early ’50s, going on to become a well-known architect and builder. First time on the market in 45 years, this home is a perfect restoration opportunity to create a serene mid-century retreat. Lush nature surrounds the horizontal planes of the structure, courtesy of the Santa Monica Mountain Conservancy.

Large expanses of floor to ceiling glass wrap around the living room of this architectural gem.

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