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A Midcentury Modern home in La Canada Flintridge

Distinctive characteristics of the Gainsburg House, designed by Lloyd Wright and built in 1948, include angular rooms and rooflines.

June 14, 2013

Angular rooms and rooflines are among the distinctive characteristics of the Midcentury Modern-style Gainsburg House. Walls of glass and windows overlook low-water native landscaping and a swimming pool on the more than half-acre site.

Location: 1210 Journeys End Drive, La Canada Flintridge 91011

Asking price: $2.225 million

Year built: 1948

Architect: Lloyd Wright

House size: Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, 3,218 square feet

Lot size: 29,703 square feet

Features: Oversized concrete-block fireplace, clerestory windows, wood-framed glass doors, built-in seating and shelving, black walnut kitchen cabinetry, study, family room, patio, fountain, attached carport, irrigation system

About the area: In the first quarter, 50 single-family homes sold in the 91011 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.183 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 31.4% price increase from the first quarter last year.

Agents: Dorothy Korostoff, (626) 688-9854, and Carol Ortega, (626) 826-1176, both of Deasy/Penner & Partners

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