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Single-Family Residential

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Barton Choy Residence

Sitting one address apart in Silver Lake, these two wooden plank-paneled houses' acute angles, use of steep lots, and dramatic façades proclaim the work of innovative architect Barton Choy.
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Binder House

As both owner and occupant, architect Rebecca Binder made her mark on the landscape and also lives with every decision she made.
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Boat Houses

These miniscule (by today's standards) homes are clad in warm wood with angled ceilings, built-in furniture and glass facades giving Harry Gesner's "boat houses" their name.
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Photo by Flora Chou/L.A. Conservancy

Bowler House

This striking, Mid-Century Modern design incorporates many of the hallmarks that defined Frank Lloyd Wright's signature style.
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Bradbury Residence

This exceptional Spanish Colonial Revival residence features at least twenty different styles of California decorative art tile in the courtyard alone.
Caplin House
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Caplin House

With its curved roof that looks like a boat hull from the inside and a rolling wave from the outside, Frederick Fisher's first solo project is an homage to the nearby surf culture of Venice.
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Carling House

Designed for film composer Foster Carling, who wanted an open plan to accommodate his grand piano, the home's design played a key role in developing architect John Lautner's extraordinary ideas and methods.
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Casa de Parley Johnson

Encapsulating the Southern California lifestyle of the 20s and 30s, this Monterey-style masterpiece also took its cues from Spanish Colonial Revival architecture.

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