The swimming pool takes a dip into the living room, which has a retractable… (Jim Simmons )
Known for his forward-thinking engineering, architect John Lautner designed the Foster Carling house with a retractable wall of glass separating the outdoor part of the swimming pool from an interior portion in the living room. External steel beams support the hexagonal living space, which is free of internal columns.
Location: 7144 Hockey Trail, Los Angeles 90068
Asking price: $2.995 million
Year built: 1950
House size: Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,999 square feet
Lot size: 16,002 square feet
Features: Redwood planking, raised fireplace, polished concrete floors, built-in furniture, bar, basement, alarm system, carport, skyline views.
About the area: In the third quarter, 86 single-family homes sold in the 90068 ZIP Code at a median price of $930,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 3.8% price increase from the third quarter last year.
Agent: John Galich, Rodeo Realty, (310) 461-0468
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