February 7, 2023


Giving your Home a new Option

A 1958 Post-and-Beam, Now a Restored Midcentury Haven, Asks $1.9M

Another midcentury stunner recently popped up on the L.A. market. The 1958 property is set in the tranquil enclave of Silver Lake and boasts a design ascribed to an architect in Richard Neutra’s office, although the agents are unable to verify the connection. What is for certain, though, is the striking post-and-beam design, which was engineered by the prolific structural guru, Eugene Birnbaum.

Nestled on a quiet lot and surrounded lush vegetation, the midcentury home offers a soothing oasis for new owners. A large, covered outdoor seating offers a welcoming path to the main entrance.

During the last two decades, the 1,139-square-foot dwelling has been tenderly restored by its current owners, who went as far as stripping the interior to expose vertical grain cladding that was covered by years of paint. The kitchen balances original cabinetry and yellow countertops with new appliances and fixtures. Other amenities include a backyard pool, grassy lawn, and raised garden beds. 

Upon entry, a long, open hallway leads into the main living spaces. 

Now, the current owners are ready to turn over the keys to someone else who can appreciate the property’s architectural beauty. Scroll ahead to see more of the home, currently listed for $1,895,000.

Original details in the living room include wood-clad walls and ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace, and exposed beams. French doors open up to a patio area.

The view from the living room to the dining area. Clerestory windows along the entire space.

A passthrough runs along a wall dividing the dining area from the kitchen. A double set of French doors open out onto another patio and the pool area.

New appliances find space alongside original cabinetry and countertops in the kitchen.

A look at one of two bedrooms. Here, the master bedroom features many of the same features as the rest of the home, complete with windows on two side of the room.

The bathroom was also updated and now features marble countertops, along with new fixtures.

A pool and spa liven up the fenced-in backyard.

Tucked in a quiet corner of Silver Lake, the home is located to numerous shops and restaurants.

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