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.
Location: 6431 La Punta Drive, Los Angeles 90068
Asking price: $1.895 million
Previously sold: In 2005 for $1.63 million
Architect: Pierre Koenig
House size: Three bedrooms, 21/2 bathrooms, 1,994 square feet
Lot size: 7,400 square feet
Features: 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
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