Architectural Homes

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7256 Sunnydip Trail | Mid-Century Modern | Buff & Hensman Post-and-Beam | Architectural Home  

I have to admit I had two favorite homes from the twenty-two I toured this week, but 7256 Sunnydip Trail in the Hollywood Hills gets the nod for a couple of reasons:

  1. Price: This is Los Angeles, so it is not a given that $2 million will buy you an architecturally significant home with views and a pool. Whereas, expectations tend to change when the price tag is just short of $16 million dollars as is the case with the equally impressive co-favorite at 1240 Benedict Canyon Drive in the Beverly Crest neighborhood of Benedict Canyon.
  2. New Listing: The home on Sunnydip Trail has only been on the market for a week, whereas my co-favorite known as The Rothschild / Harvey Mudd Estate in Beverly Hills has been listed for a combined 300 days since
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Perhaps you noticed construction at the Brody House recently came to a close and you were wondering when the architectural gem located at 360 South Mapleton Drive in the Holmby Hills would hit the open market.

The Brody House | 360 South Mapleton Drive Holmby Hills 90024

The Brody House, commissioned by philanthropist art lovers Sidney and Francis Brody and designed by architect A. Quincy Jones, interior designer Billy Haines, and landscape architect Garrett Eckbo, was built in 1949. The Holmby Hills house first went up for sale in 2010, when it sold at the end of 2010 for $14.888 million to an investor with the intent of flipping the home.

When it sold in 2010, the house was 11,500 square feet situated on about 2.3 acres, with nine bedrooms (including 4 staff bedrooms) and seven and a half bathrooms, a

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