Positioned in the hills of Los Feliz close to the Crystal Springs Drive entrance to Griffith Park, this natty put up and beam was designed by architect Robert Theron Peters in 1962.
Among the many crop of proficient modernists that emerged from USC’s Faculty of Structure after World Struggle II, Peters started his profession on the constructing agency of Lamport, Cofer, Salzman, the place he met Craig Ellwood. When Ellwood, who had no structure license or formal coaching on the time, opened his personal agency, he introduced Peters alongside; in keeping with Neil Jackson’s guide California Modern: The Structure of Craig Ellwood, Peters, “most likely greater than anybody” deserved credit score for serving to launch the future Case Study designer’s profession.
Chief of his personal apply for 5 many years, Peters designed this three-bed room, two-tub residence for financial institution president Harris McFerrin. Measuring 2,055 sq. toes, it boasts a slew of quintessential midcentury modern options, resembling beamed ceilings, a double-sided hearth, terrazzo tile, customized constructed-ins and cabinetry, clerestory home windows, and sliding glass partitions showcasing dramatic metropolis and mountain views.
On an eight,883-square-foot lot, it’s listed at $.79 million. Open home is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.