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427 Beloit Avenue

Los Angeles (City), CA 90049
  • $4,975,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 59 Days
  • ID#: 21774264
UPDATED: 61 min ago
$4,975,000
  • 2
    BEDS
  • N/A
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 2,257
    SQFT
  • $2,204
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1936
County:

School Ratings & Info

Description

First offering since 1950: Richard Neutra's Plywood Demonstration/Brice Residence, 1936-1950 comes with a rich history. Predecessor to John Entenza's Case Study House Program, Neutra's Douglas Fir Plywood Demonstration House was originally built for a House & Garden exhibition to showcase a modern living lifestyle. After a successful run, and much publicity, the residence was acquired by Stella Gramer, the law partner of John Entenza's father. Stella hired architect Harwell Hamilton Harris to help move the house, and site it within its present double lot garden in Brentwood Glen. 1943 saw the sale of the property to architect Maynard Lyndon. After completing his new family residence in Malibu, Lyndon sold the property in 1950 to artist William Brice and his wife Shirley Bardeen with good blessings and funds provided by his mother Fannie Brice. William promptly hired Richard Neutra to design an art studio in the garden. The compound has served the family well through today. Although written by Maynard Lyndons son, architect Donlyn Lyndon, describing the familys Malibu House, his thoughts seem to apply equally to the Plywood Demonstration/Brice Residence as well: "Every decision about the house was intended to emphasize the interdependence of inside and outside: to speak at once of the pleasures of the place and of the importance of giving disciplined thought to its nurture. Nature, tempered, is given precedence. Architecture, tempered, speaks softly and eloquently of human presence. " Artists studio is located on a separate contiguous parcel and offers further development potential. Stated lot size and living square footage includes the additional parcel, and the Artist studio.

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Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2021-10-17T07:29:04.23. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Legacy 15 Real Estate Brokers. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
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427 Beloit Avenue Los Angeles (City), CA 90049

  • Price: $4,975,000
  • Status: Active
  • Updated: 61 min ago
  • ID#: 21774264
2
Beds
2
Baths
0
½ Baths
N/A
Acres
2,257
SQFT
$2,204
$/SQFT
1936
Built
Neighborhood:
C06 - Brentwood
County:
Los Angeles
Area:
C06 - Brentwood
Property Description
First offering since 1950: Richard Neutra's Plywood Demonstration/Brice Residence, 1936-1950 comes with a rich history. Predecessor to John Entenza's Case Study House Program, Neutra's Douglas Fir Plywood Demonstration House was originally built for a House & Garden exhibition to showcase a modern living lifestyle. After a successful run, and much publicity, the residence was acquired by Stella Gramer, the law partner of John Entenza's father. Stella hired architect Harwell Hamilton Harris to help move the house, and site it within its present double lot garden in Brentwood Glen. 1943 saw the sale of the property to architect Maynard Lyndon. After completing his new family residence in Malibu, Lyndon sold the property in 1950 to artist William Brice and his wife Shirley Bardeen with good blessings and funds provided by his mother Fannie Brice. William promptly hired Richard Neutra to design an art studio in the garden. The compound has served the family well through today. Although written by Maynard Lyndons son, architect Donlyn Lyndon, describing the familys Malibu House, his thoughts seem to apply equally to the Plywood Demonstration/Brice Residence as well: "Every decision about the house was intended to emphasize the interdependence of inside and outside: to speak at once of the pleasures of the place and of the importance of giving disciplined thought to its nurture. Nature, tempered, is given precedence. Architecture, tempered, speaks softly and eloquently of human presence. " Artists studio is located on a separate contiguous parcel and offers further development potential. Stated lot size and living square footage includes the additional parcel, and the Artist studio.
Exterior Features

Attached Garage YN 1 Construction Materials StuccoWood Siding Direction Faces East Lot Features Back YardLawnLandscapedSecluded Parking Total 1 Spa Features None Spa YN No View Trees/Woods View YN Yes

Interior Features

Appliances DishwasherDisposalOvenRangeRefrigerator Cooling None Cooling YN No Fireplace Features Living RoomWood Burning Fireplace YN Yes Heating Central Heating YN Yes

Property Features

Additional Parcels YN Yes Buyer Financing Cash Community Features Gated Disclosures Trust/Conservatorship Garage YN Yes Land Lease YN No Laundry Features Stacked Lease Considered YN No Listing Agreement Exclusive Right To Sell Listing Service Full Service Listing Terms Cash Possession Close Of Escrow Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Security Features Gated Community Senior Community YN No Special Listing Conditions Standard Zoning Lar1

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Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2021-10-17T07:29:04.23. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Legacy 15 Real Estate Brokers. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
 
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