Home of the Week: Steel-and-glass house in the Hollywood Hills

Home of the Week: Steel-and-glass house in the Hollywood Hills
The Pierre Koening-designed Michael Gantert Residence is listed for sale at $1.895 million. (Scott Mayoral)

Set on a ridge in the Hollywood Hills, the Michael Gantert Residence takes full advantage of its dramatic viewpoint. The cantilevered steel-and-glass house, built in the early '80s, was one of the last designed by Case Study architect Pierre Koenig.



6431 La Punta Drive, Los Angeles 90068

Asking price:

$1.895 million

Previously sold:

In 2005 for $1.63 million


Pierre Koenig

House size:

Three bedrooms, 21/2 bathrooms, 1,994 square feet

Lot size:

7,400 square feet


Open-plan living, dining and kitchen area, floor-to-ceiling windows, laundry room, three-space carport, gated road

About the area:


Last year, 259 existing single-family homes sold in the 90068 ZIP Code at a median price of $850,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 5.6% price drop from the 2010 median.


Listing agents:

Crosby Doe of Crosby Doe Associates, (310) 275-2222, and Ron Holliman of Coldwell Banker, (310) 777-6216

—Lauren Beale

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