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Sunny midcentury in Long Beach looking for a second owner for $979K

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Built in 1958

View of living room
The three-bedroom home has an open floor plan accentuated by glass walls and sliding doors.
Photos courtesy Doug and Rochelle Kramer

Here’s an exquisite midcentury modern home in eastern Long Beach’s La Marina Estates neighborhood looking for its first new owner since 1958.

That’s the same year the three-bedroom residence was constructed; as the listing notes, it’s been in the same family for its entire 59-year history. Designed by prolific Southern California architect Paul Tay, the home features an open floor plan, skylights and clerestory windows, walls of glass, and vaulted and beamed ceilings.

Very well maintained over the years, the house still includes such era-appropriate details as wood-paneled walls and tile fixtures in both bathrooms. Offering 1,826 square feet of living space, the home is centered around a roomy living area with a brick fireplace and built-ins.

The residence sits on a 7,760-square-foot lot with a landscaped front lawn, a covered patio, a grassy backyard, and a two-car garage.

Asking price is $979,000. Open houses are scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

View of the house from the street
Living room with fireplace
Office space
Kitchen and dining area
Bedroom with sliding door
Tiled bathroom
Deck and backyard