Expanded and restored last decade, the Sidney R. Troxell House designed by Modernist architect Richard Neutra retains its midcentury qualities. The post-and-beam structure has floor-to-ceiling windows and is sited to take in views of the ocean, city and mountains.
Location: 766 Paseo Miramar, Pacific Palisades 90272
Asking price: $3.95 million
Year built: 1956
House size: Four bedrooms, 21/2 bathrooms, 3,044 square feet
Lot size: 1.09 acres
Features: Heated swimming pool, patio, breakfast bar, fireplace, alarm system.
About the area: In the first half of the year, 146 single-family homes sold in the 90272 ZIP Code at a median price of $1,712,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 13.3% decrease from the median during the first half of 2010.