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Home of the Day: Midcentury time capsule in Marina del Rey

Home of the Day: Midcentury time capsule in Marina del Rey
Walls of glass and vintage details highlight this preserved Midcentury home in Marina del Rey. (Joshua Targownik)

Vibrant hues, preserved details and walls of glass enliven the interiors of this International-style residence by Modernist architect Daisuke Dike Nagano. A period kitchen and a living/dining room area with the original wood accordion room divider are among the distinctive features of the 1950s time capsule. Horizontal bands of windows center on tropical grounds containing a stone waterfall and ornamental pond.

Location: 1116 Berkeley Dr, Marina Del Rey, 90292

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Price: $1.675 million

Year built: 1957

Architect: Daisuke Dike Nagano

House size: 2,064 square feet, two bedrooms, two bathrooms

Lot size: 6,091 square feet

Features: Tile flooring, wood-paneled walls, wood accordion room dividers, skylights, custom built-ins, vintage kitchen, breakfast area, dining room, living room with fireplace, two master suites, patio, stone waterfall, pond

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90292 ZIP Code in February was $2.599 million based on three sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That represents a 36.6% increase year-over-year.

Agents: Tami Pardee, Pardee Properties, (310) 907-6517

To submit a candidate for Home of the Day, send high-resolution color photos via Dropbox.com, permission from the photographer to publish the images and a description of the house to neal.leitereg@latimes.com.

Twitter: @NJLeitereg

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