A unique interpretation of the post and beam idiom at the end of a long driveway on manicured lawns within a rolling, wooded one-acre-plus site bordering park land. In his only residential work Edgardo Contini brought to bear for his own family the talents that made him an innovating partner at the commercial architecture, planning and engineering powerhouse Gruen Associates. Thick, sheltering plastered walls envelop the private interior while the perimeter reaches out at different elevations into the landscape through expanses of glass, sliding panels and outdoor rooms. First time on the market since its 1959 construction. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths plus maids room and bath, laundry, den, recreation room. Carport, swimming pool, grounds.