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December 17, 2014
Peruse for-sale homes designed by America's best modern architects.
John Replinger house for sale in Urbana, Illinois

Architect: John ReplingerLocation: Urbana, IllinoisPrice: $296,000

Replinger may not be as hallowed a name as Kahn or Meier, but the 1960s-era one-story home he designed in Illinois a worthy descendant of Glass House-style American modernism. Bonus? It's already been meticulously renovated. [via Curbed]

 

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Paul Rudolph 23 Beekman Place

Architect: Paul RudolphLocation: New York, NYPrice: $28 million

If you had any doubt about the marketability of super-modern, verging on urbane 1970s maximalism, look no further than Paul Rudolph's fantastic 3,000-square-foot penthouse unit that he designed for himself at 23 Beekman Place. Jared Della Valle and Andrew Bernheimer (formerly of Della Valle Bernheimer) undertook a light renovation to update the spread.

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Philip Johnson Beck House Dallas

Architect: Philip JohnsonLocation: Dallas, TXPrice: $27.5 million

The International Style architect, MoMA curator, and grandfather of East Coast modernist circles only built one home in Dallas, a colonnaded circa-1964 pile for local construction magnate Henry C. Beck and his then-wife, Patty. It sports a musuem-appropriate double staircase in the entry and luxe materials like the white Carrara marble lining the master bath. [via Dallas Morning News]

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Philip Johnson guesthouse Connectictut

Architect: Philip JohnsonLocation: Madison, CTPrice: $1,750,000

For approximately 1/25 of the price, you can own a guesthouse renovated by Philip Johnson near his own Connecticut stomping grounds. (Full disclosure, it comes with a Cape Cod-style main house dating to 1720.)

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Location: Los Angeles, CAPrice: $2,250,000

Actor Jason Bateman is selling this 1953 post-and-beam family home on Wonderland Avenue in Beverly Glen for a cool $2.25 million. Our favorite part, besides the spot-on midcentury furnishings? The brick around the fireplace that reminds us of a Danish counterpart featured in the pages of Dwell. The backyard is extraordinarily lush (hello, koi pond) though the house is more in the classic LA mode than the starlet one: there's no swimming pool, for one. [via LA Times]

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Frank Lloyd Wright Storer House Los Angeles

Architect: Frank Lloyd WrightLocation: Los Angeles, CAPrice: $6,900,000

One of Frank Lloyd Wright's West Coast masterpieces, the famed 1923 Storer House sports a signature concrete textile-knit block system. (A somewhat tongue-in-cheek name for the four homes he built with the motif is "Mayan Revival.") This one comes with real street cred: It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.

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Thomas Tornbjerg Austin house

Architect: Thomas Tornbjerg of Bercy Chen StudioLocation: Austin, TXPrice: $729,000

This four-bedroom new build in South Austin was designed with soaring living spaces, a monochromatic color palette, and a focus on indoor/outdoor spaces. Tornbjerg is formerly of Bercy Chen, whose cutting edge homes update the primarily midcentury housing stock of Austin. 

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Robert Alexander Dwell Homes Elvis

Developer: Robert AlexanderLocation: Palm Springs, CAPrice: $9.5 million

Built by Palm Springs mega-developer Robert Alexander for his family in 1960, this midcentury mod pad replete with conversation pit and floating fireplace was the location for Elvis's honeymoon with Priscilla back in 1966.

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John Replinger house for sale in Urbana, Illinois

Architect: John ReplingerLocation: Urbana, IllinoisPrice: $296,000

Replinger may not be as hallowed a name as Kahn or Meier, but the 1960s-era one-story home he designed in Illinois a worthy descendant of Glass House-style American modernism. Bonus? It's already been meticulously renovated. [via Curbed]

 

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