The owners leave behind a story about themselves and what they wanted from their home. Now it's up to the next owners to figure out if that's the kind of lifestyle they want as well. So long as they have $6,200,000, of course.
A home from a midcentury master is now available
Milton Stricker was a Frank Lloyd Wright disciple before making his own homes. His 5-BR, 2.5-bath, 3,243 square-foot residence was originally built in 1963. Though it's been well-maintained, it still offers up an uncompromising 60s vibe throughout.
Last week's biggest sales was topped by a classic Seattle home from a classic Seattle architect. It's joined in the top three by a custom home in Bellevue and a custom home in Laurelhurst.
The Gainsborough is one of three luxury apartment buildings designed by Earle W. Morrison on First Hill in the late 1920s and 30s. One unit in particular got a upgrade thanks to George Suyama & designer Jean Jongeward and now it's available for $825K
Built in 1958, the three-bedroom, 3,200 square-foot home remains a shining example of the Pacific Northwest midcentury modern with plenty of touches that are quintessential Wendell Lovett. The home is also on the open market asking $1.3M.
Seattle architect Seth McCallen Fulcher attended the University of Washington in 1942 and went on to become an award-winning designer rather quickly. Built in 1958, this five-bedroom, 3,280 square-foot residence has been restored.
Ralph Anderson is remembered as being one of Seattle's great preservationist architects but he also had a lot of modern influence in his work as well, especially in the the homes he designed. That's especially true with this 1989 home he designed.
From the 1950s to the 1990s, architect Roland Terry helped define the Pacific Northwest approach to modern architecture. That's on display with this 4-BR home in North Seattle's North Beach neighborhood, which recently listed for $895K.
This 5-BR, 4.75-bath, 7,683 square-foot waterfront estate out on secluded Webster Point just hit the market asking $14.9M. That makes it the second-priciest listing on the market in town, trailing only the Sam Hill Mansion in Capitol Hill ($15M).
When you think of midcentury modern architecture in Seattle, Fred Bassetti comes to mind pretty quickly. The architect behind Seattle Municipal Tower and Seattle Aquarium also designed this 1952 Bellvue 4-BR that's price is down to $2.268M.
When running down the history of Seattle architecture, any list of the city's most notable architects has to include Ellsworth Prime Storey on it. His five-bedroom, 2.5-bath at 802 NE 72nd Street in Green Lake that just listed for $869K.
George Stoddard become one of the most influential early 20th century architects in Western Washington. Stoddard spent over four decade career designing notable homes in the region and the 3-BR Cape Cod home at 10042 Valmay Avenue NW is among them.
Anker Molver stood out amongst his peers as one of the midcentury's top Seattle architects. Many of his richly-textured designs have stood the test of time and that includes this 3-BR midcentury modern in Kirkland that recently listed for $1.3M.
Iconic Seattle architect Ralph Anderson designed a lot of homes across the region. Here's one more, a 3-BR, 1.75-bath midcentury modern in Magnolia that's on the open market for the first time since it was built in 1957. The asking price is $1.1M.
We like to ask one individual to share their Seattle with us. It's a chance to see the city through the eyes of others and learn about the nooks and artifacts we've haven't had a chance to appreciate. Today we asked Olson Kundig's Alan Maskin.
Tom Kundig was brought in by winemaker Charles Smith after Smith purchased Paul H. Kirk's Dowell Residence in Seward Park in 2014. Now, two years after purchasing it and gussying it up, Smith is selling and he's looking for $2.5 million.
Alban Aurelius Shay was more than just an awesome name. The architect came to Seattle to work on drawings for the Olympic Hotel. He ended up working for or alongside some of Seattle's most notable architects (Charles Bebb & Carl, Gould, Paul Thiry).