Here’s a midcentury home with a unique place in Los Angeles history. Designed by influential modern architects Conrad Buff and Donald Hensman, it was built in 1963 for Harry and Julia Roth, grandparents of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
The sleek Beverly Crest residence was photographed by Julius Shulman and received a merit award from the American Institute of Architects in 1964. It was expanded and remodeled in 2006, but retains its original post and beam design style.
The 3,800-square-foot home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, with walls of glass and concrete floors throughout. A long, double-height corridor connects the kitchen to the open living and dining area.
The house has been equipped with new appliances, cabinetry, and bathroom fixtures. Sliding glass doors provide easy indoor-outdoor access, and a pergola-shaded rooftop deck offers excellent views of the Century City skyline.
Sitting on a one-third-acre lot in the 90210 zip code, the home also comes with a pool, fire pit, and a bit of grassy lawn.
Asking price is $6.9 million.
- 9892 Beverly Grove Drive [Merrie Kung and Ben-Liaou Binyamin | Rodeo Realty]