Designed by residential architect Charles Wong in 1962, the post-and-beam Yuen Residence is an example of the burgeoning postwar influx of Japanese-inspired design in Southern California. The home's elegant, minimalist interiors blend a distinctive Japanese aesthetic with classic modernist design elements such as post-and-beam construction; a wood-paneled, tongue-and-groove ceiling; clerestory windows; and walls of glass.
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The sprawling 3,593-square-foot, three-bedroom, four-bath home has bright and airy open-plan interiors with two sunken rock gardens, benches, and beams that break up the space while providing support. Built-in cabinetry with paper-lined doors, fusuma (rectangular panels which can redefine spaces within a room), sliding glass doors, and shoji screens all add to the home's minimalist Japanese-inspired aesthetic.
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4476 Mount Vernon Drive, Los Angeles is currently listed by Matt Berkley and Scott Lander of Deasy Penner Podley. The home is being sold through the plumBid auction system with the bidding starting at $1.099 million.
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