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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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Jaffe House by William F Cody, in Riverside County, California, was built in 1963. The scale and the large expanses of glass exemplify the architect’s desert modern style. The house has a flat roof with deep overhangs and an inner courtyard with a sheltered T-shaped pool and sun patio. Inside, the large, open living and dining room has views of the San Jacinto mountain. The property was originally purchased by Dr Jaffe from his patient, Groucho Marx. Cody was recommended to Jaffe by his golf partner, Edgar Kaufmann, of the famed Richard Neutra-designed Kaufmann Desert House. The separate guest house initially served as Jaffe’s clinic, where Marx and other Hollywood celebrities would visit. The house is currently on the market for $2,450,000 with Deasy, Penner & Partners.

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Vintage photos circa 1961-64 from architect Stanley Prowler

The Gordon House, in Cincinnati, Ohio, was built in 1961 by the architect Stanley Prowler. It was commissioned by his friend, and Cincinnati’s urban planner, Norman Gordon. Built in the International Style, the large mid-century modern house features a great open room, 20ft tall, with windows on three sides. It also has a a large screened porch, looking out onto a wooded enclave. It is currently on the market for $750,000. For more information visit Cincinnati Modern.

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This mid-century modern property sits on 0.8 acres of land in Highland Park West, Austin, Texas. The living room features wood floors, vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and clerestory windows. The master bedroom has a large sun porch leading off it, and downstairs is a games room and guest studio. It is currently on the market for $599,900. For more information visit The Value of Architecture.

For modern properties for sale and to let in the UK, visit The Modern House.

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