Originally a nondescript single-story home, this sleek contemporary in Silver Lake was reimagined by Venice-based architect Glen Bell of DEX Studios, who reoriented the home to maximize south-facing views while adding a second level. Part of the 2011 Dwell on Design home tour, the house is distinguished by interior and exterior brise soleil screens, bright acrylic accents and warming wood ceilings and floors.
Address: 1855 Redcliff St., Los Angeles 90026
Price: $1.895 million
Architect: Glen Bell, DEX Studios
House size: 1,906 square feet, two bedrooms, two bathrooms
Lot size: 7,341 square feet
Features: Steel accents, walnut cabinetry, brise soleil, walls of floor-to-ceiling glass, step-down living room with midcentury fireplace, family/media room, eat-in kitchen, second-floor master suite with outdoor shower and viewing deck, entertainer’s patio, studio with kitchen, two-car garage, city and ocean views.
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90026 ZIP Code in July was $1.895 million, based on 19 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 5.5% increase in median price compared with the previous year.
Agent: Joe Reichling and Boni Bryant, Sotheby’s International Realty, (323) 395-9084
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