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Silver Lake Home by Legendary Mid-Century Architect – 3056 Landa St

The Austrian Spencer House was built in 1937 by a young Raphael Soriano. The architect would later go on to help define the mid-century modern style. He was invited by Arts & Architecture magazine to participate in the Case Study Houses program, Soriano completed his project in 1950. Pioneering in its use of steel in residential construction, the design marks a turning point for the program, later culminating in his colleague Pierre Koenig’ s Case Study House #21 and #22. The Austrian Spencer House is just one of twelve surviving houses built by Soriano.

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