Hollywood Bowl House - Harry Gesner, 1975

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Hollywood Bowl House - Harry Gesner, 1975

Postby KevinEP » Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:23 am

Anyone have a better name for this house? I'm surprised that I couldn't find anything on the site about it.

Apparently, remodeling has been going on for a while. I glanced up from the 101 yesterday to notice that the windows had been boarded up, which I hadn't seen before.

Seeing pictures on this site, it's much funkier and woodsy than I would have thought: http://www.movoto.com/real-estate/homes-for-sale/CA/Los-Angeles/7000-Macapa-Dr-204_10-430677.htm

Another mention: http://www.jamesmcgillis.com/default.asp?id=227

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Re: Hollywood Bowl House - Harry Gesner, 1975

Postby scowsa » Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:20 am

KevinEP wrote:Anyone have a better name for this house? I'm surprised that I couldn't find anything on the site about it.


Given it was built in 1975 and has less MCM-ish tendencies than other Gesner homes, such as his "boat houses," I am not surprised there no info on this board.

As you probably know, the LA has a lot of quirky houses but I am not aware of a web site that covers them.

There have been quite a few Gesner homes referenced on la.curbed
http://la.curbed.com/tags/harry-gesner
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Postby KevinEP » Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:13 am

Thanks, Scowsa.

If I had seen the street view before today, I probably wouldn't have been interested and wouldn't have bothered asking here.

But with it's prominent modernist "bow" and its visibility to Bowl-goers, I thought it might have come up.


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