Years before designing his iconic Case Study Houses No. 21 and 22, a young Pierre Koenig tested out early inspiration in the foothills of La Cañada Flintridge in Los Angeles County, California. The Squire House, one of Koenig’s first residential commissions, was built in 1953 when he was fresh out of school at the University of Southern California. Constructed with steel, glass, and concrete, the three-bedroom home also provided an experimental setting for Koenig to refine his modernist style.
Today, the pavilion-style home is on the market for the first time in 22 years. While the residence has undergone several remodels throughout the decades, many original details remain including wood cabinetry, stone-tile flooring, and a full-height masonry fireplace.
The dwelling’s most notable feature—a glass wall lining the entire rear facade—embodies Koenig's philosophy of uniting design with nature, inviting the interior to intimately mingle with the lush surroundings of thick pines and rugged canyons. Scroll ahead to see more of the pedigreed property, currently listed for $1,400,000.
The Squire House, located at 5323 Palm Drive in La Cañada Flintridge, California, is currently listed for $1,400,000 by Kimberly Benz and Christopher Suarez of Dilbeck Real Estate.
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