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Gehry House, Los Angeles

Gehry House - Los Angeles, California
Gehry House
1002 22nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403Map
+1 213 624 7300 (Tourist Information)
Overview

In 1978, Frank Gehry renovated this house that is now a must see on any architectural student's itinerary. He changed a simple Dutch-gabled cottage into a construction of corrugated metal, chain link, plywood and glass. The neighbors were nonplussed over the new look, but Gehry House has since become one of the most talked-about houses in the world. It is a good example of Deconstructionism-stripping a building down to its bare essentials. Today it remains a private residence, but the sidewalk is always free.

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