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House Getty Villa Architect Built For Himself in Pasadena

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This straightforward modern in Pasadena was built in 1950 by architect Robert Langdon Jr., as his personal residence. A graduate of USC's architecture school, Langdon served as assistant architect for the university's post-WWII expansion prior to opening a practice with fellow USC grad Ernest Wilson Jr. Among Langdon & Wilson's projects are the nation's first all-reflective glass building, the CNA Tower; and the Getty Villa in Malibu. Per the listing, "With the exception of a hall closet being combined into an adjoining bath, the residence presents today as originally built." A trust sale, the 1,880-square-foot house features three bedrooms, two baths, an office, walls of glass, a wood-burning fireplace, swimming pool, mature oak trees, and a two-car garage. Sited on a .27-acre lot in the San Rafael Hills, it's on the market for the first time in almost fifty years with an asking price of $945,000.
· 1350 LA LOMA Rd [Redfin]