California Mid-Century Modern Residential Buildings (page 2)

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Flintstone House
Hillsborough, CA
This house has been nicknamed many things including the Flintstone House and the Marshmallow House. It was built in 1976 by spraying cement over inflated aeronautical balloons. The house was restored in 1988. Around 2007, the off-white house was painted orange. In 2016, the house, failing to sell, was being rented out. For more, see this website. [map]

Bon Air Apartments
Greenbrae, CA
The Bon Air Apartments were built in 1960. [map]

Santa Claran
Ventura, CA
Bell, CA
Struckus House
Woodland Hills, CA
The Santa Claran Apartments appear to be from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

The Fountain Apartments were probably a motel originally. [map]

The Struckus House was the final house designed by Bruce Goff. It was designed in 1979 and completed in 1984. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Boat Houses
Los Angeles, CA
The Boat Houses were designed by Harry Gesner and built in the late 1950s. They are about 25 feet wide. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

George Sturges House
Los Angeles, CA
The George Sturges House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It was built in 1939. The house is made of concrete, steel, brick and redwood. John Lautner was hired to oversee the construction. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Karasik House
Beverly Hills, CA
Continental Arcadia Apartments
Arcadia, CA
The Karasik House was designed by Lloyd Wright, the son of Frank Lloyd Wright. It was completed in 1960 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Continental Arcadia Apartments were built in 1962. [map]

Bowler House
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Davidson House
Alpine, CA
International Tower
Long Beach, CA
The Bowler House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It is sometimes referred to as the Bird of Paradise House. It was built in 1963. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Davidson House was built by Jim Hubbell in 1972. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

International Tower is a 32-story tall apartment building. It was completed in 1966. It is now a condo building. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

34 58th Place
Long Beach, CA
The house at 34 58th Place was designed by Francis Heusel and built in 1954. [map]

apartment buildings
Signal Hill, CA
These apartment buildings are side-by-side on E. 32nd St. They were apparently all built by the same developer in 1963. [map]

apartment building
Glendale, CA
This apartment building was built in 1964. [map]

Lovell Beach House
Newport Beach, CA
Although built in 1926, I'll include the Lovell Beach House in this section anyway. The building's use of concrete as well as abstract and linear forms appeal to lovers of mid-century modern architecture. This house was designed by Rudolf M. Schindler. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Robert & Helene Alexander House
Palm Springs, CA
The Robert & Helene Alexander House was designed by Palmer & Krisel and built in 1960. The house was also known as the House of Tomorrow and the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway. Elvis and Priscilla stayed at the house in 1967. The house is built on three levels with four perfect circles. There are no square rooms. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Salerno House
Del Mar, CA
The Salerno House was designed by Daniel N. Salerno as his personal residence. It was built in 1965. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Midglen Way House & Studio
Woodside, CA
The Midglen Way House & Studio was designed by Bill Patrick who apprenticed at Taliesen West. It was completed in 1952. [map]

Carpinteria, CA
These round Houses are next door to each other. They were built in 1973. [map]

More California Mid-Century Residential Buildings:
Horizon House (Laguna Niguel)
Fawcett House (Los Banos)
Nolan House (Oakland)
Eichler Network (northern California)
house (Sacramento)

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