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Home of the Week: Steel-and-glass house in the Hollywood Hills

The Michael Gantert Residence, one of the last properties designed by Case Study architect Pierre Koenig, takes full advantage of its dramatic viewpoint.

February 19, 2012
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Set on a ridge in the Hollywood Hills, the Michael Gantert Residence takes full advantage of its dramatic viewpoint. The cantilevered steel-and-glass house, built in the early '80s, was one of the last designed by Case Study architect Pierre Koenig.

Location: 6431 La Punta Drive, Los Angeles 90068

Asking price: $1.895 million

Previously sold: In 2005 for $1.63 million

Architect: Pierre Koenig

House size: Three bedrooms, 21/2 bathrooms, 1,994 square feet

Lot size: 7,400 square feet

Features: Open-plan living, dining and kitchen area, floor-to-ceiling windows, laundry room, three-space carport, gated road

About the area: Last year, 259 existing single-family homes sold in the 90068 ZIP Code at a median price of $850,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 5.6% price drop from the 2010 median.


Listing agents: Crosby Doe of Crosby Doe Associates, (310) 275-2222, and Ron Holliman of Coldwell Banker, (310) 777-6216

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