Sotheby’s International Realty: Triumph of Mid-Century Modernism

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The “Max Bubeck Residence” by Allyn E. Morris was built in 1956. It’s a triumph of mid-century modernism that embodies the best in Los Angeles architecture. Resting in the hills of Glassell Park, this private, h-shaped home is a complex combination of steel, glass, and concrete block that creates a singular and creative environment from the moment you walk in. Clerestory windows frame the sky and mountains, while a circular fireplace surrounded by an atrium brings the outdoors inside. The floating ceiling is supported by steel beams and has disappearing walls of glass, which were revolutionary for the time. Surrounded by hedges and lush landscape, the private pool and spa are perfect for entertaining. This truly livable three bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom house also has a remodeled kitchen, an elevated den with views, a detached pool house, and an abundance of closets and storage. Outdoor patios, decks, and gardens fill the large lot at every turn. Architecture historian Alan Hess has considered it to be “an excellent, fresh, and delightful piece of design.” The listing agent is Robert Kallick.

Los Angeles, CA, 90065
$1,395,000
3 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms

View the full listing here.

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