Crestwood Hills Mid Century House by A. Quincy Jones and Whitney Smith

The Stoleroff House – 1950, a masterpiece of mid-century modern design, stands as a testament to the architectural brilliance of A. Quincy Jones and Whitney Smith, both renowned modernist architects of their time. Situated within Crestwood Hills HOA, formerly the Mutual Housing Association, this Crestwood Hills mid century house embodies the essence of mid-century modern living and enjoys views of the Pacific Ocean.

Open floor plan living room of a Crestwood Hills mid century house by architect A. Quincy Jones

With its clean lines, integration with nature, and emphasis on functionality and simplicity, the Stoleroff House truly reflects this iconic design movement. A bold geometric fireplace serves as a strong focal point to the open plan design. With its clean lines and sharp angles, this eye-catching design element perfectly complements the aesthetics of mid-century design.

Clerestory windows throughout the house allow natural light to flood into the interior spaces, creating a sense of openness and a constant connection with nature. The floor-to-ceiling glass walls further enhance this concept, blurring the boundaries between inside and out and providing breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

In 1996, Sergio Zeballos, AIA, oversaw the meticulous updating and modernization of the house, ensuring the preservation of its original design integrity. His expertise shines through in the thoughtfully crafted primary bath, seamlessly blending contemporary comfort while honoring the home’s architectural structure. The tasteful use of light-colored wood adds a warm and organic element that perfectly complements the residence’s mid-century aesthetic and design ethos.

The coveted architectural property celebrates its seamless integration with its natural surroundings at every turn. A fenced yard provides privacy, while mature trees along the rear property line create shade and add to the overall feeling of tranquility of the residence.

With its thoughtful placement A. Quincy Jones – Whitney Smith’s Stoleroff House has been, strategically sited to maximize views, capturing the Los Angeles cityscape and the expansive ocean beyond. The property has been designated Historic-Cultural Monument #721 as part of the desirable Crestwood Hills neighborhood of Brentwood, one of the largest concentrations of mid century homes by notable architects in all of LA.

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