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Lautner’s Silvertop Sales Price Soars

What a beauty.  This is one of those special once-in-a-lifetime properties that captures all the sentiments we want and inspires us to even more greatness at the same time. Wow, talk about waking up and facing the day…. I’d open my eyes and have my coffee at this beautiful home any day of the week. And if we’re going there, I’ll take that glass of wine at night while the lights of the city twinkle in the horizon.  Amazing!

Started in 1957 and completed in 1976, the one-story house features floor-to-ceiling windows, a den/office, a library/study, three bedrooms and four bathrooms. There’s a guesthouse with a darkroom, a carport, a swimming pool and a tennis court on the 1.26-acre property.Views take in the mountains, cityscape and ocean.Lautner, who died in 1994 at 83, was known for his Modernist designs and space-age vision. Among his most well-known homes is L.A.’s octagonal Chemosphere house.

via John Lautners Silvertop sells for above asking price – LA Times.

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