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Harry Gesner’s Dreamy Stebel House Hits the Market for the First Time Ever

If a sunken living room, vaulted wood ceilings, exposed beams, and extraordinary views of natural landscape are your cup of tea, your dream home just came on the market: an extraordinary 1961 structure designed by visionary architect Harry Gesner. The three bedroom, 2.5-bath residence, originally built for the S.L. and Jan Stebel and located at […]
Tags: Design, Keller Williams, Midcentury, Harry Gesner, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings, Dreamy Stebel House, Jan Stebel

Crawl Out Through the Fallout Into One of These Survival Bunkers

Political turmoil and Covid-19 got you wishing for a place to hide away from it all? Until Elon Musk colonizes Mars, the human race is still tethered to Earth. There are, however, plenty of real estate options that could provide a place to safely wait out global turmoil. Off-gridding and bunkers have become a part […]
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For Sale: the Only John Lautner-Designed House in Alaska

This 6,165-square-foot structure has all of the features you’d expect from a house designed by renowned midcentury architect John Lautner: profuse amounts of wood, unusual forms and angles, dramatic design —  except, of course, for the fact that it’s located more than 3,000 miles north of his usual Californian haunts, in the blustery Alaskan city […]
Tags: Design, Alaska, John Lautner, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings, John Lautner Designed House

Neutra’s Kaufmann Desert House Gets $25 Million Price Tag

Buckle up your safety belts midcentury modern architecture enthusiasts, because one of America’s great residential treasures, the Kaufmann Desert House in Palm Springs, Calif., has come available, as first reported in The Wall Street Journal, with a sky-high price of $25 million. One of the last domestic commissions by internationally vaunted Vienna-born architect Richard Neutra, […]
Tags: America, Vienna, Wall Street Journal, Palm Springs, Palm Springs Calif, Richard Neutra, Neutra, Sotheby's International Realty, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings, Kaufmann Desert House

A Jaw-Dropping Frank Lloyd Wright House for Under a Million Dollars? Yes, It Exists

If someone were to ask the average layperson to name a famous American architect, chances are Frank Lloyd Wright is the first name that comes to mind. Born in 1867, he had established himself as a pioneering architect by the turn of the twentieth century as he shifted away from the Classical designs and ornamentation […]
Tags: Chicago, Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, Design Trends, Frank Lloyd Wright House, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings

The Four Seasons Fort Lauderdale Previews the Extravagant $35 Million SkyHome

If $35 million for a condo in Fort Lauderdale seems like a lot of money, that’s because it is. Even in high-cost hot spots like New York and Malibu, $35 million is perilously pricey, but in Fort Lauderdale it’s downright unprecedented. In fact, that figure is more than triple the most expensive condo ever sold […]
Tags: New York, Malibu, Fort Lauderdale, Douglas Elliman, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings

Late Newsman Morley Safer’s Connecticut Home Comes to Market

The longtime Chester, Conn., getaway of late and legendary broadcast journalist Morley Safer come for sale with an asking price of $1.45 million. The celebrated 12-time Emmy winning and three-time Peabody Award winning Canadian-American newsman is unquestionably best known as an intrepid and witty reporter for the venerable news magazine “60 Minutes.” Safer died in […]
Tags: Connecticut, Morley, Sotheby's International Realty, CHESTER Conn, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings

Harry Gesner-Designed Boat House Seeks New Captain

There are lots of kooky, one-of-a-kind homes in Los Angeles, and the Hollywood Hills Boat Houses, designed by famed architect Harry Gesner, are surely among them. Cantilevered over the Cahuenga Pass on a 45-degree incline, the cluster of ark-resembling residences were commissioned in 1959, by attorney Ronald Buck, on lots that were just 25 feet […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Hollywood Hills, The Agency, Harry Gesner, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings, Ronald Buck

Beckford House & Tower Chooses Class Over Glass for the Upper East Side

At least a few Manhattan developers have realized that many deep-pocketed luxury condo buyers prefer class over glass. There’s the Fitzroy, in Chelsea, and the Vandewater, on the Upper West Side, not to mention several high-profile apartment houses designed by architect Robert Stern, that feature traditional and dignified stone-faced architecture reminiscent of the early 20th […]
Tags: New York City, Chelsea, Manhattan, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Douglas Elliman, Robert Stern, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings, Beckford House, Vandewater

Snazzy Lautner-Designed Beachwood Canyon Home Lists for Sale

For the first time since it was constructed in 1952, famed architect John Lautner’s so-called Harry and Pauline Williams Residence has officially hit the market with a $1.895 million price tag. Sited just below the iconic Hollywood sign in one of Tinseltown’s most celeb-popular neighborhoods, the modestly sized 1,600-square-foot villa has three bedrooms and two full […]
Tags: Hollywood, Los Angeles, Harry, Compass, Tinseltown, Beachwood Canyon, John Lautner, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings, Pauline Williams Residence

NYC’s The Fitzroy: Residential Time Travel to the Jazz Age

Natural wood windows and moldings are a welcome rarity in an era when white trim work and floor-to-ceiling glass walls are ubiquitous in upscale luxury condo developments across New York City. The Fitzroy, a brand-spanking-new 14-unit Art Deco-inspired boutique building in Manhattan’s swanky Chelsea neighborhood, aims to wallow in the Jazz Age cool of yesteryear. […]
Tags: New York City, Chelsea, Manhattan, Art Deco, Christie's International Real Estate, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings, New York City The Fitzroy

Rare Neutra-Designed Pavilion in Connecticut Comes For Sale

In preparing to design Glen House, which maverick architect Richard Neutra completed in Stamford, Conn. in 1960, the designer camped out on the site under a full moon. People tend to think of Neutra as a stern modernist, but in fact, he was a romantic who “felt a desperate commitment to the art,” said architect […]
Tags: Connecticut, Compass, Stamford Conn, Richard Neutra, Neutra, Glen House, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings

L.A.’s Little-Known John A. Van Pelt Estate Comes to Market

Do you have a hankering for a place with Egyptian hieroglyphics, an anchor from Jack London’s boat and a meat locker? Look no further! For the first time in 45 years, the historic and strange John A. Van Pelt Estate is on the market. A sprawling compound of five whimsical storybook houses situated on 2 […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Los Feliz, Jack London, Sotheby's International Realty, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings, John A Van Pelt

Harry Gesner’s Futuristic Ravenseye House in Malibu Asks $14 Million

Larger-than-life maverick architect, WWII veteran, avid surfer and all-around Tinseltown treasure Harry Gesner is probably most famous for his iconic Wave House in Malibu. Set directly on the sand, that 1957-built home was recently immortalized in the 2019 film “Yesterday.” That’s not to say the modernist master, now 95 and still active in his Malibu community, […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Malibu, Tinseltown, Harry Gesner, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings, Nicholas Property Group

Stylish Gregory Ain-Designed Condo For Sale in Silver Lake

This is the ideal little modernist residence; it has simple, clean lines, lots of light, and good indoor/outdoor flow that lends it a quality of expansiveness. Designed by renowned modernist architect Gregory Ain in 1947 as part of the ten-unit Avenel Homes complex in L.A.’s fashionable Silver Lake area, the 1,114 square foot condo has […]
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A Bespoke Virtual Open House That Engages All the Senses

There’s just something special about experiencing an open house. Strolling through the halls and rooms, it’s fun to imagine all the neat knick-knacks and memories that could one day turn the house into a home. But in the age of shelter-in-place orders and social distancing, open houses have been axed across the country, while in-person […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Compass, Hollywood Hills, More Dirt, Real Estate Listings

Old Hollywood Lives on in Beachwood Canyon

Harry Styles name-checks the Beachwood Café in the song “Falling” on his new album, Thin Line, and he’s known to frequent the surrounding neighborhood. The Café is nestled in the heart of Beachwood Canyon — the world-famous Hollywood sign was erected in 1923 to promote the neighborhood — and now there’s a spot in the […]
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