Frank Lloyd Wright
The Sherman Booth Residence
265 Sylvan Road, Glencoe, IL
A unique home from Prairie School master Frank Lloyd Wright is up for grabs in the North Shore suburb of Glencoe. Know as the Sherman Booth House, the three-story house was built in 1916 for Frank Lloyd Wright’s attorney, Crain’s reveals. The spacious home, which features five bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms, is the largest of six other Wright-designed homes in the Ravine Bluffs subdivision. The house has a distinctive Prairie look to it, but also has some other features that are not common in Wright homes. Most notably, the home has a rooftop deck with a brick fireplace that was part of Wright’s design. According to Crain’s, the current owners purchased the house back in
Jack West & Elizabeth Waters
The Round House, 1960
4433 Riverwood Avenue, Sarasota, FL
One of Florida's very best examples of mid-century architecture is a Sarasota School of Architecture icon, the Round House. Originally an Art Studio designed for American painters Dorothy & Hilton Leech by architects Jack West & Elizabeth Boylston Waters in 1960 it has been beautifully restored and updated by contemporary Sarasota architect Tatiana White AIA. This private compound includes three lots, the house and its extensive grounds, heated pool and lovely gardens are on two of the lots. The third lot is vacant and buildable as a separate property, or an excellent opportunity to build an important architectural gem within the compound for extended family, guests, motorcars,
Contemporary Normandy Villa, 1973
near Le Neubourg, FR
This property mixes contemporary lines and modernist structure inside a beautifully landscaped park with wooden terraces and swimming pool.
The three-story residence enjoys quiet and private scenery and is located 15 minutes by car from Le Neubourg, 30 minutes from Evreux, 45 minutes from Rouen and 2 hours from Paris. The castle, gardens and golf course of the “Champ de Bataille” are 10 minutes away from the property.
The ground level accommodates an entrance hall, large living room that opens to a terrace, an open kitchen, dining room, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The upper level includes a vast lounge opening onto the terraced roof and a suite with
Stig Larsen, Architect
Le Chateau d’Eau
Cousteilles Hautes, Montclera, FR
A modernist-inspired bio-climatic home by Danish architect Stig Larsen in collaboration with designer of eco-homes and gardens, Peter Beglan, commanding exceptional views across miles of unspoiled rolling hills, medieval châteaux, farms and villages on the Lot/Dordogne borders. A timber-frame with larch cladding, the house is set in beautiful landscaped gardens of 0.5 acres, backed by a 2.5 acre woodland with planning consents. A light-filled home to excite and inspire.
Main residence offers 1830 sq ft, with the airy open-plan living space leading onto long deck, rainwater-fed infinity pool and natural pond. High-quality floor-to-ceiling doors/windows open onto terraces and
Contemporary Mountain Home, 2014
(private address), Les Rousses, Jura, FR
This astonishing contemporary home is embedded in the side of a hill. It was built by the agency JDS Architects, author of the famous Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo.
At a 5 hours by car from Paris, 30 minutes from the Vallorbe TGV station and 40min from Geneva airport. Backed by the Risoux mountains, it overlooks the Orbe valley in the vast ski resort of Les Rousses near the Swiss border. Its inhabitants will be able to enjoy many winter and summer activities (cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, ice skating, hiking, trail running, roller skiing, cycling, canoeing, etc.).
The house has a living area of 113 m² on two levels.
The upper level
J. L. Frank, Architect
Luckenbach House, 1888
1441 Carroll Avenue, #1443 1/2 , Los Angeles, CA
Immediately available for lease: upper, view unit (1443 1/2) at the newly restored Luckenbach House, 1888. J. L. Frank, Architect. Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument #191. The unit includes a southwest facing, light-filled living room, enclosed balcony with recently restored lattice work, formal dining, kitchen with vintage stove, large 1 bedroom with dressing area/sun room, laundry and 1 car garage. Originally a single family home built for businessman James S. Luckenbach and donated to the Hebrew Benevolent Society in 1902 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Kaspare Cohn, the building became the first Jewish hospital in Los Angeles. Kaspare Cohn was responsible for founding dozens of
Claude Haüsermann-Costy & Joël Unal, Architects
The Unal House, 1972-2008
near Uzès, FRInquire for pricing
Genuine sculpted architecture, this gorgeous summer residence is an exceptional example of the Haüsermann’s architecture and seventies avant-garde.
In the heart of Ardèche in the south of France, it enjoys absolute quiet and is located at 30 minutes by car from Aubenas, 45 minutes from Montélimar and 1h30 from Uzès.
The property extends over a surface of 156 m², with an entrance, a living-room with a service hatch to the kitchen, two bedrooms and a third with patio and an independent exit, two bathrooms, a living-room/workshop of 60 m², a resting hammock, a library and a pantry. These different spaces are served by two circulation tunnels and have four
David Ming Li Lowe, Architect
Architectural Sawtelle Loft
11603 1/2 La Grange Avenue, Los Angeles, CAInquire for pricing
Architectural work/live loft and former office of David Ming-Li Lowe, architect of the 'Earth Quake House' and other unique 'Steel House' buildings. Located in a desirable residential WLA neighborhood near Sawtelle. A spacious light filled loft with high ceilings, wood floor, small kitchen, 3/4 bath and a deck on the second floor. Above, a loft style bedroom with a small 3/4 bath. On the ground floor an office with french doors leading to a small covered side patio, a 1/2 bath, a former dark room, storage/work area adjacent to the 2 car garage and outside stairs leading to the loft. Ideal flexible space for creative use.
André Lefèvre-Devaux, Architect
Modernist Villa Above The Sea, 1972
Domaine du Cap Bénat , Bormes les Mimosas, Var, FRInquire for pricing
This exceptional house was designed by the architect André Lefèvre-Devaux in 1972 & Jean Mus (Landscape artist), after a private commission. It enjoys a unique situation on the edge of the Cap-Bénat in front of the Levant and Port-Cros islands, in the private and secured Domaine du Cap Bénat.
This prestigious domain is located in the township of Bormes les Mimosas, in the heart of the Var, 28 km from Hyères, 39 km from Collobrières and 45 km from Saint-Tropez.
The house extends on a surface of 240 square meters distributed on two levels.
The ground level distributes a large living room generously opened by large bay windowswith integrated wooden shutters and
Franklin Avenue Colonial Revival, 1912
7529 Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
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In 1912 Hollywood was not yet "Hollywood" as this elegant Colonial Revival was welcoming the first occupants through its impressive Corinthian Columns that still stand tall at the front door. For the summer of 2019 you can enjoy that same sense of glamour and romance with a fully furnished seasonal lease. Behind the gated walls, and inside the home you will find gracious public rooms for entertainment, combined with private spaces that encourage relaxation. Terraces, gardens and a pool are just outside. Live within walking distance to Runyon Canyon for hiking and it's just minutes to the Hollywood Bowl for a summer of sound from this cinematic property that sits within an