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Which of These Paul Kirk Homes Would You Buy?

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You're looking for a new home and you've got a design crush on Pacific Northwest architect Paul H. Kirk. All of a sudden, two Paul Kirk homes hit the market. How do you make up your mind? The answer is simple: you shove them into a metaphorical cage and let them battle it out until one emerges victorious. It's time for Real Estate Deathmatch.

Address: 9012 132nd Ave NE, Redmond / 606 Marine Hills Wy, Federal Way
Price: $729,000 / $820,000
Sq. Footage: 2,157 / 3,620
Beds, Baths: 3-BR, 2.25-bath / 3-BR, 2.5-bath

↑ We begin with the remodeled Paul Kirk home in Redmond's Rose Hill neighborhood. At first glance, it's a bit sleeker than it's counterpart. Inside, we're digging the exposed wood beams, the fancy bar and the sleek bathrooms. The home still maintains a lot of Kirk's style but also keeps it in line with current times.

↑ Now it's on to Kirk's Federal Way home in the Marine Hills neighborhood. It's bigger than the other one and featuring huge ceilings in the main area, tons of wooden accents and a beautiful window wall look out on Puget Sound. The home resembles it's 70's roots a bit more but it also blends in with the surrounding natural setting much better.

Poll results

· 9012 132nd Ave NE, Redmond, WA [Estately]
· 606 Marine Hills Wy, Federal Way, WA [Estately]
· All Real Estate Deathmatch coverage [CS]