Exterior of Lockhaven by Part Office

Before & After: A Los Angeles Home Gets a Dazzling Makeover—and Hits the Market for $1.7M

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The original home was built in 1963, however it has none of the qualities, details, or materiality associated with the midcentury period. "It was a quintessential, nondistinctive suburban Los Angeles home, and we were careful not to associate it with any particular style or period," say the architects. "This project was focused on the spatial potential within the existing house, and its construction was the precedent."