New York Mid-Century Modern Residential Buildings

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Double Diamond House
Westhampton Beach, NY
The Double Diamond House was designed by Andrew M. Geller and built in 1959. It is also known as the Pearlroth House and has been nicknamed the "Square Bra" and the "Box Kite". The structure was vacant since at least 2005. These photos are from 2007. In 2013, the house was moved to a location nearby where it was restored. In 2015, it was returned to the original property and installed about 40 feet away from it originally was. For more, see this website. [map]

Bubble House
New York, NY
Edward Durrell Stone House
New York, NY
The Bubble House was designed by Maurice Medcalfe and built in 1960. The building has plastic domed windows mounted in aluminum frames. [map]

The Edward Durrell Stone House was built as a typical Victorian brownstone. In 1956, when architect Stone moved in, he added this concrete grille which resembled his American Embassy design in New Delhi. Stone's widow removed the grille in 1987. It was rebuilt around 1999 and is now a protected landmark. For more, see this website. [map]

Gramercy Park Towers
New York, NY
The Gramercy Park Towers were built in 1965. [map]

Mushroom House
Rochester, NY
The Mushroom House was designed by Jim Johnson and built in 1971. This private residence rises above a stream at the Powder Mills Park entrance. Johnson also designed Temple Sinai in Rochester, NY. [map]

More New York:
Tracey Towers (Bronx) [map]
Delaware Tower (Buffalo)
Jackie Gleason House (Cortlandt Manor)
Gifford houses: 1, 2 (Fire Island)
Modulighter House (New York) [map]
Bertha & Sol Friedman House (Pleasantville) [map]

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