Home of the Day: A heart of glass in Pacific Palisades

The striking home was included in the book "California Cool" by photographer Russell Abraham.

The striking home was included in the book “California Cool” by photographer Russell Abraham.

(The Agency)

Designed by architects Mark Cigolle and Kim Coleman for use as their personal residence, this modern hillside compound includes a main house with glass walls that appear to float atop an exposed metal framework and a similarly designed guest house.

Sliding glass walls enable a natural flow between common areas and a poolside patio, while bringing views of natural landscapes and gardens inside. A central staircase topped with a large skylight keeps things bright on the second floor.


Address: 17455 Tramonto Drive, Pacific Palisades, 90272

Price: $13.495 million

Built: 2006

Lot size: 40,105 square feet

House size: 7,373 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms

Features: Sliding and fixed glass walls; polished concrete flooring; central staircase with stainless steel and cable railings; large skylight/atrium; master suite with Sculptura soaking tub; radiant heat; Bulthaup kitchen system; media room; Poliform closets; Vitsoe system drawers and shelving; pool and spa; guest house/studio; gated drive; city and ocean views

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90272 ZIP Code in May was $2.438 million based on 27 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 16.5% decrease in median price compared with May 2015.

Agents: Stephen Sigoloff, The Agency, (424) 231-0754


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