The 1950s are alive and well in this James De Long-designed West Covina home

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Gather ‘round, time capsule fans — here’s a new listing beamed straight from the Eisenhower era.

On the market for the first time, the West Covina treasure was built in 1956 by James De Long, a former Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice and fellow at FLW’s Taliesin, complete with landscaping by celebrated landscape architect Takeo Uesugi.

Measuring 1,994 square feet, the Usonian-influenced residence has four bedrooms and two baths. Notable features include sliding glass walls, built-in furnishings (including a sewing machine station) and shelving, original light fixtures, and delightful original pink formica countertops.

The home’s lush grounds feature numerous fruit trees and other mature plantings. There’s also a detached, two-car garage.

Asking price for the .34-acre property is $738,000.

An architectural sketch by James De Long of the McHale House living room
Courtesy of Kimberly Olbrich
An architectural sketch by James De Long of the McHale House living room
Courtesy of Kimberly Olbrich

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