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Johnson Residence by Harwell Hamilton Harris

Say hello to the Johnson Residence by Harwell Hamilton Harris.  One of the things that I love about Harris is how varied his home designs were. But one thing that you’ll be sure to find in every project is a careful use of materials and spaces that are elegant and fluid. And this new listing in Beverly Crest is a wonderful example of this. 

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First Time on the Market in Crestwood HIlls

It’s always a special treat when a home comes on the market for the first time since it was built. We saw that a couple weeks ago with John Lautner’s Silvertop in Los Feliz. In this case, the home is in Crestwood Hills, the Brentwood enclave that boasts a dense collection of Mid-Century gems, many of which were designed by A. Quincy Jones in the 1940’s.

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1950 Mid-Century by Greta Magnusson Grossman

Although her legacy may not be as widely known today as some of her contemporaries, Greta Magnusson Grossman made significant contributions to residential architecture and the Southern California design movement of the 50’s and 60’s. And then there is also her distinctive work in industrial and interior design, which, unless you’ve been sleeping through the retro revival, you’ve undoubtedly seen.

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