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California Mid-Century Modern Residential Buildings (page 2)

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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]

Garcia House
Los Angeles, CA
The Garcia House was designed by John Lautner and built in 1962. It is also known as the Rainbow House. 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
Parabola House
Novato, 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 Parabola House was also designed by designed by Sam Harkleroad and built next to the Round House at the same time. It is not visible from the road. Harkleroad lived in this house which has sometimes been referred to as the "Potato Chip House", "Taco House", and the "Leaf House."

Rotating House
Whitewater, CA
Volcano House
Newberry Springs, CA
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]

The Volcano House was built in 1968 on top of a volcano. It was designed by Harold J. Bissner, Jr. The house is now owned by Chapman University. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Shires Memorial Center
San Jose, CA
The Shires Memorial Center apartment building was built in 1961. For more, see this website. [map]

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