Home of the Day: Thornton Ladd's Bridge House in Pasadena

Home of the Day: A modernist home beneath the Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena

Designed by Thornton Ladd, architect of such local landmarks as the Norton Simon Museum, the eye-catching Bridge House receives its name from its location adjacent to the Colorado Street Bridge and 134 Freeway. Blending glass, wood and concrete materials, the modernist home is distinguished by bright hues, brick flooring and a dramatic two-story entry with a floating staircase. Outdoors, stone pathways lead to various patios, a running stream and a pool with a waterfall feature, set among a blanket of tall bamboo.

Location: 819 Las Palmas Road, Pasadena, 91105

Price: $1.825 million

Architect: Thornton Ladd

Year built: 1979

House size: Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, 3,328 square feet

Lot size: 0.28 acres

Features: Two-story entry, skylights, floating staircase, dining room, step-up living room with wet bar, breakfast area, master suite with fireplace, bamboo garden, stream, swimming pool with waterfall feature

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 91105 ZIP Code in March was $1.045 million based on 9 sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That was a 12.9% increase in median price year-over-year.

Agents: Catherine Cheney, Coldwell Banker, (626) 233-2938

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