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Hexagonal home designed by architect Roland Russell lists for $3.3 million

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The Midcentury Modern-style home in Pasadena, designed by Roland Russell and once owned by record executive Brown Meggs, is listed for $3.33 million.
(Douglas Elliman)

Almost every aspect of this updated Midcentury Modern-style house in Pasadena — from the roof to the cabinetry to the pool outside — is six-sided. Listed for sale at $3.33 million, the 2,928-square-foot home was designed by architect and former AIA president Roland Russell.

The entrance to the three-bedroom house leads into a living area flooded with natural light from an atrium anchoring the space. Inside the glass atrium sits a Japanese cedar wrapped by wooden deck, visible from virtually every room in the area.

The living room also boasts an original pewter fireplace with a custom brass wet-bar. Terrazzo flooring connects it to the kitchen, which has custom cabinetry and an island, both hexagonal, with black granite countertops.

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The master suite benefits from the light of an atrium of its own, with a deck and outdoor tub. Inside, the master bathroom features hand-painted tiles, cathedral ceilings and heated floors.

A wall of glass looks out onto a six-sided pool equipped with a 10-person hot tub, while the geographically busy lawn sits adjacent.

The architectural gem, built in 1961, was previously sold in 2015 for $1.79 million, according to public records. Among its past owners is Brown Meggs, the recording executive credited with signing the Beatles to Capitol Records.

Ivan Estrada of Douglas Elliman holds the listing.

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jack.flemming@latimes.com

Twitter: @jflem94

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