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Home of the Day: A Brentwood showplace by a Mexican Modernist

The Brentwood house was designed by world-renowned Mexican Modernist Ricardo Legorreta.

The Brentwood house was designed by world-renowned Mexican Modernist Ricardo Legorreta.

(Richard Horn)

Architecture becomes art at this walled and gated compound in Brentwood Park. Designed by renowned Mexican Modernist Ricardo Legorreta, the house combines bright colors, bold shapes and skylights that create geometric shadows as the sunlight shifts throughout the day.

Windows frame views of the central patio, swimming pool and lush gardens. A paddle tennis/sports court, an outdoor kitchen and dining area and built-in cabana complete the grounds.

Address: 153 S. Burlingame Ave., Los Angeles 90049

Price: $11.495 million

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Built: 1991

House size: 8,184 square feet, six bedrooms, eight bathrooms

Lot size: 26,750 square feet

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Features: Formal living and dining rooms, family room, center-island kitchen, stainless-steel appliances, ground-floor master suite, office, skylights, automatic driveway gate, three-car garage, nine parking spaces

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About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90049 ZIP Code in September was $2.985 million, based on 26 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 31.4% increase in median price from September 2014’s.

Agents: David Solomon, (424) 400-5900, ext. 905, and Anna Solomon, (424) 400-5900, ext. 903, both with The Agency

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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: @LATHotProperty


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