Known as the Banta House, this midcentury masterpiece was named after notable AIA architect Richard Banta, who designed the home as his own personal residence in 1959. Set on bright red stilts, the updated hillside home enjoys stunning city and canyon views, and features standout elements, such as Banta’s signature zigzag-pleated roof, floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors, an elegant post-and-beam design, and a spacious courtyard. Asking $3,200,000, the listing also includes approved plans and issued permits to build a 3,300-square-foot addition.
The plans for the addition were designed by architect Thomas DeVoss and would increase square footage to the original home without upsetting its existing design.
The plans propose inserting a glass cavity in front of the house, within the front-gated courtyard, that would hold a floating staircase leading down to a second and third level. The third level then would include an infinity pool and screening room. The signature red beams that criss-cross over the hillside would remain as they currently stand and continue to be an iconic part of the landscape.
2081 Sunset Plaza Drive, Los Angeles is now being offered for $3,200,000
by Julia Delorme of Sotheby's International Realty–Sunset Strip Brokerage.
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