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Ronald Reagan's General Electric Showcase House

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Ronald and Nancy Reagan's former environmentally friendly (before environmentally friendly was cool) home in the Pacific Palisades has hit the market for the first time since before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Designed by architect William R. Stephenson, the 4,764 sq. ft. home was built as a GE Showcase house in 1956. Per the Palisadian-Post: "...what made the General Electric Showcase House unique was the use of energy-saving devices to control temperature, heat, and light--both inside and out. This house of the future featured every 'electric gadget' imaginable, Ronald Reagan remarked in his book, 'An American Life.'" Per the Reagan Library, the Reagans owned the home from 1957 to 1981 -- it was "put up for sale when Reagan became President, and sold in 1982." The 4 bed, 4 bath house is now on the market for $4.999 million.
· 1669 San Onofre Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 [Redfin]
· Welcome to the Reagan's 'Electric' House [Palisadian-Post]