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California Mid-Century Modern Residential Buildings (page 1)

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Polynesia Apartments
Canoga Park, CA
Marina Apartments
Playa Del Rey, CA
The Polynesia Apartments were built in 1962. They were designed by Max Resnick. There was originally a large canopy entrance at the right. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Marina Apartments were built in 1961. [map]

Sheats Apartments
Los Angeles, CA
The Sheats Apartments were designed by John Lautner and built in 1949. They were designed as housing for students at nearby UCLA. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Hauser Apartments
Los Angeles, CA
Hollywood Biltmore Apartments
Los Angeles, CA
The Hauser Apartments were built around 1958. The building was previously painted white with green trim. [map]

The Hollywood Biltmore Apartments were built in 1958 as the Hollywood Riviera Apartments. The building was designed by Kenneth N. Lind. For more, see this website. [map]

Vista Magna Apartments
Arcadia, CA
2008: 2013:
The Vista Magna Apartments were built in 1962. [map]

Valley Ambassador Apartments
Valley Village, CA
The Valley Ambassador Apartments appear to be from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

apartment building
Glendale, CA
This apartment building in Glendale was built in 1963. [map]

Townhouse Covina
Covina, CA
Townhouse Arrow
Covina, CA
The Townhouse Covina was built in 1966. [map]

The Townhouse Arrow was built in 1969. [map]

Montclair Apartments
Santa Rosa, CA
The Montclair Apartments were built in 1963. [map]

Saloman Apartments
San Diego, CA
The Saloman Apartments were designed by Henry H. Hester and built in 1959. The building has been renamed 3200 Sixth Avenue. For more, see this website. [first two photos thanks Gregory May] [map]

Babcock House
San Diego, CA
The Babcock House was designed by Kendrick B. Kellogg. It was built in 1959. Kellogg was greatly influenced by the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Walker House
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA
The Walker House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built from 1948-1951. For more, see this website. [map]

House
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA
This House, sometimes referred to as "The Shell," features a parabolic roof. It was designed by Mark Mills and built in 1972. [map]

House
Pebble Beach, CA
This House was built in 1974. [map]

Silvertop House
Los Angeles, CA
The Silvertop House was designed by John Lautner and built from 1957-1963. The house is incredible inside and out. The photos here show only the backside of the house. The infinity pool is the first, or one of the first, in the country. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Chemosphere
Los Angeles, CA
Saucer House
Woodland Hills, CA
The Chemosphere, aka Malin Residence, was also designed by John Lautner. The octagonal, flying saucer like house was built in 1960. Its design was a solution to a steep hillside location. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

This Saucer House (my name for it) appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. Does anyone know anything about it? [map]

Round House
Novato, CA
Rotating House
Whitewater, CA
The Round House is a revolving house designed by Sam Harkleroad. It was built in 1963. It can rotate 320 degrees. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

The Rotating House, also known as the D'Angelo House, was built in 1963. The solar-driven motor can rotate the aluminum house 130 degrees. For more, see this website. [map]

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