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De Jonghe Residence by Lloyd Wright hits the market for $2.495m

A midcentury home embedded in the landscape

De Jonghe Residence – embedded in a ridge in the Hollywood Hills – is a home with pedigree: it was built for an actor by the son of Frank Lloyd Wright.

The pavilion-like Los Angeles property was constructed in 1949 and is a confection of stone, concrete, glass and wood.

Lloyd Wright Jnr’s design – listed by Crosby Doe for $2.495 million – emerges from the rocky landscape, echoing his father’s Taliesin West building in Scottsdale, Arizona.

De Jonghe Residence on Crescent Drive has been revived and enhanced by John Powell, a specialist in restoring midcentury architecture, including homes by Richard Neutra and Paul László. Living areas inside the two-bedroom, 2,100-sq ft property open out onto decked terraces, making the most of the views across the city and ocean.

View from De Jonghe Residence by Lloyd Wright in Los Angeles
Photography: courtesy of Crosby Doe

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