Home of the Day: Midcentury Modern architect Donald Wexler’s home turf

blog_press_11_10_15

By Lauren Beale

Midcentury Modern architect Donald Wexler, who died this year at 89, designed this single-story house as his family home and lived there for 38 years. He expanded the post-and-beam house in 1960 and worked on its restoration in 2008.

Floor-to-ceiling glass walls, wide overhangs and doors that open to terraces and the saltwater swimming pool are among the features.

To read full article click “Keep Reading” or visit their website here.

Address: 1272 E. Verbena Drive, Palm Springs 92262

Price: $1.75 million

Built: 1955

House size: 2,424 square feet, three bedrooms, two bathrooms

Lot size: 12,632 square feet

Features: Open living and dining room, stainless-steel appliances, den/office, breakfast area, terrazzo floors, patio, perimeter privacy wall, mountain views

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 92262 ZIP Code in September was $470,000 based on 34 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 10.6% decrease in median price from September 2014.

Agents: Rick Grahn, Deasy Penner & Partners, (310) 382-0344

 

Room-1 Office-1 Master-Bath-3 Master-Bath-1 Master-1 Living-4 Living-3 Kitchen-2 Front-6 Front-3 Front-2

You Might Also Like...
Recent Posts

Pristine Silver Lake Modern, $2.5M

By Izumi Tanaka Where: 2955 Swan Place, Silver Lake Asking: $2,495,000 What: The work of the acclaimed firm of Lee + Mundwiler, this exquisite house in Silver Lake is a beautiful composition of hard, polished surfaces set above the street; a cantilevered wing contains a fully independent guest/in-law suite with a strong rental history. To read the full article visit… Keep reading

Pasadena’s Case Study House No. 10 listed for $3 million after renovation

By Jack Flemming As millions of soldiers returned home from World War II, the nation faced a housing shortage. In response to the pinch, Los Angeles-based Arts and Architecture magazine designed and commissioned 36 experimental houses to showcase innovative and inexpensive architecture techniques. The group of homes, designed by notable architects such as Richard Neutra… Keep reading

Case Study House in Pasadena Is Newly Restored and Back on the Market

By Claudine Zap Think California modern and, without realizing it, you’re probably picturing a Case Study House. The design initiative that came from Arts and Architecture magazine in 1945 inspired a series of Mid-Century Modern houses, mainly in Los Angeles. The newly restored Case Study House #10 in Pasadena, CA, is on the market for $2,990,000. “Every surface has been touched,”… Keep reading