By Pauline O’Connor

On the market for the first time in a quarter-century is a razor-sharp midcentury modern in Baldwin Hills Estates. With its crisp, clean lines, open flow, and expansive walls of glass that slide open to the heated swimming pool, the low-slung ranch effectively conveys a feeling of postwar-optimism and conjures the leisurely pleasures of a Palm Springs getaway.

Custom-built in 1959 for Mr. and Mrs. David Whitebrook, a childless couple with a passion for entertaining, the three-bedroom home appears to have been well cared for over the years. While some elements, such as the kitchen, the flooring, and lighting have been updated, the home still has its charming vintage bathrooms and other period details, including the original intercom system, still in working order.

Located on a .39-acre lot with outstanding views, 4523 Don Rodolfo is listed with Benjamin Kahle of Deasy Penner Podley at an asking price of $1.375 million. Open houses are scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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By Tish Wrigley

SCI-Arc founder Ray Kappe’s debut commission has landed on the market for the first time in a decade.

The Waymire Residence was built in Los Angeles in 1958 and is set over 1,906 sq ft. Its pitched floor-to-ceiling windows offer a panoramic sweep over Los Angeles, from Downtown to Century City to the Getty Museum.

Listed for $2.2m via Deasy/Penner, the three-bedroom midcentury property has been updated over the years, including its kitchen, but many of the key details – such as the central open fireplace – remain untouched.

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By Pauline O’Connor

If you were thinking of making a bid on Naples Island’s Stoner House, tough luck—the waterfront property reworked by the brilliant Ray Kappe in 1955 is now pending sale. But stepping up to fill the Kappe gap is a sharp midcentury modern in Baldwin Hills known as the Waymire House.

One of the SCI-Arc co-founder’s earliest commissions, the three-bedroom, two-bath home was completed in 1958 and features pitched ceilings, clerestory windows, concrete block walls, and vast expanses of glass that provide cinematic views.

The 1,906-square-foot residence occupies a .42-acre lot studded with mature eucalyptus and oak trees. Last sold in 2005 for $1.05 million, it’s now asking $2.2 million.

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