Designed by architect John Lautner, the restored Polin House opens to mature trees, gardens and terraces. Thanks to a steel truss support system, the interior walls are not load-bearing, so the space is flexible.
Location: 3542 Multiview Drive, Los Angeles 90068
Asking price: $1,495,000
Previously sold: In 2004 for $975,000
Year built: 1947
House size: Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,342 square feet
Lot size: 27,010 square feet
Features: Polished concrete floors, walls of glass, city views, fireplace, guest suite with a bedroom, bathroom and kitchen.
About the area: In the first half of the year, 135 single-family homes sold in the 90068 ZIP Code at a median price of $850,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 6% decrease from the median during the first half of 2010.
Listing agent: Chad Rogers, (310) 858-5417, and Aaron Kirman, (310) 858-5479, Hilton & Hyland, Beverly Hills
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