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The Millard House in Pasadena, California, by Frank Lloyd Wright, was built in 1924. Recognised as the earliest ‘Usonian’ house, it is also the first residence to utilise Wright’s textile block building system. Also known as La Miniatura, the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Sited on nearly an acre of gardens within the Prospect Historic District of Pasadena, the residence and studio include four bedrooms, four bathrooms, two kitchens, a living room, a formal dining room, and semi-detached garages. Following a multi-year restoration, it is now on the market for $3,950,000. For more information visit Crosby Doe Associates.

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Located south of Paris, this 1969 painted concrete residence is nautically inspired, with porthole-style windows. On the ground floor a lounge, a large bedroom and a bathroom with spa overlook the outdoor pool, and transparent sliding doors frame the outdoor views. The reception rooms are on the first floor, along with four bedrooms, a master suite, a large library and a kitchen. Adjacent is a covered terrace with an outdoor fireplace, and a freestanding garage. The house is set in two and a half acres of land at the edge of the forest of Fontainebleau, near the village of Barbizon. The house is currently on the market for $2 million. For more information visit Crosby Doe Associates. Photography: Crosby Doe Associates

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This Mid-Century Modern house in New Canaan, Connecticut, was built in 1963 by German-born architect Ulrich Franzen. The 5500 sq ft brick pavilion house has multiple glass walls, looking onto the adjacent New Canaan Nature Centre and the New Canaan Land Trust. The five-bedroom house features a sunken living room, interior brick walls, wood rafters and hardwood floor tiling, and is set on nine acres of lawns, meadows, orchards and woods. 
Franzen is revered for his powerful forms and Brutalist style. The house, which has only had one owner to date, is currently on the market for $5,500,000. For more information visit Architecture For Sale.

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Pitcairn House, in Athyn, Pennsylvania, by Richard Neutra was built in 1962. It is one of a few Neutra-designed houses on the East Coast. The six-bedroom house mid-century modern house, clad in natural stone, is designed around a courtyard with a terrace. It has a sloped roof, and a cantilevered entrance staircase, which hovers over an indoor swimming pool. There is a master suite located at the private end of the house which has floor to ceiling windows that look out onto the surrounding oak, beech, maple and poplar groves. It is currently on the market for $5,400,000. For more information visit Architecture For Sale.

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The Storer Residence by Frank Lloyd Wright was built in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, in 1923. Celebrated for its concrete textile-knit block system, it is one of four Mayan Revival style textile-block houses built by Wright in the Los Angeles area from 1922 to 1924. The house has three bedrooms, a den, three bathrooms, a staff wing and a spa. The large upstairs living room features a high ceiling, Mayan inspired columns, and tall narrow windows. The Storer House was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and designated as a Historic-Cultural Landmark in 1972 by the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission. It is on the market for $6,900,000 through Crosby Doe Associates.

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This house by architect Graham Greene is set on a dramatic site in north Dallas. The entrances are marked by vine-covered arbors and stone pathways. A glass foyer bridges a stream which flows through the house, to the adjoining creek. The main stairwell forms a central axis connecting four levels, from a subterranean wine cellar to a rooftop terrace, with views of Glen Abbey’s forest. The house features an infinity pool and outdoor terraces. Greene began his career in Chicago in 1980 with Lohan Associates, formerly the office of Mies van der Rohe, before setting up his own firm, and then merging with Oglesby Group to form Oglesby Greene Architects. The house is currently on the market for $8,975,000 with Significant Homes.

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This mid-century modern Eichler home is situated in San Rafael, Marin, California. The four bedroom, single-storey house has a spacious floor plan with an enclosed atrium, a large kitchen and a large living/dining room. The glass walls ensure it is flooded with natural light throughout the day. The house includes an outdoor pool, landscaped gardens and a two-car garage. It is currently on the market for $895,000 with Eichler For Sale.

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