Home of the Day: A modernist original in Silver Lake by Rudolph Schindler

The James Eads How House, designed by forward-thinking architect Rudolph Schindler, was declared a historic cultural monument in 2007 for its distinctive international style. Meticulously restored, the Silver Lake showpiece retains its clean lines, scaled rooms and geometric beams and woodwork. A garden originally designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra lies within the grounds.

Address: 2422 Silver Ridge Ave., Los Angeles, 90039

Price: $2.5 million

Built: 1925

Lot size: 14,461 square feet

House size: 2,426 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

Features: Four fireplaces; formal library; dining room; two-story vaulted living room; redwood beams, paneling and floors; coffered ceiling; vintage light fixtures; built-ins; landscaping designed by Richard Neutra; covered outdoor patio; city and mountain views

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90039 ZIP Code in May was $870,000, based on 19 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 6.7% increase in median price compared with May 2015.

Agents: William Baker and Brian Linder, Deasy/Penner & Partners, (310) 867-0847

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