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Benton Park Designed Mid Century Modern Home in Encino

[Update October 8, 2013]: I was unaware at the time of posting but this home was owned by Ken Jordan of the electronic DJ group, The Crystal Method. You can read a brief post about it here

[Update August 21, 2013]: This home sold for $1,650,000 on August 16, 2013.

[Original Post]:
17061 Strawberry Drive
4 Beds/4 Baths on 3,368 sqft on a total lot size of 0.36 acres built in 1964. This home was designed by the architectural firm Benton Park but I am not sure who commissioned them. This home was previously listed on February 28, 2013 for $1,549,000 and has since been bumped up to $1,629,000 on June 1, 2013. The home was previously purchased on October 21, 2003 for $1,330,000.

There isnt much available on the internet regarding Benton/Park but I believe they also designed the 70's disco turned Las Vegas circular home in Encino which recently sold for around $1.9 million on July 28, 2011.

The listing description states:
Why vacation in Palm Springs when you can live in a Mid Century Modern view home overlooking your own sparkling pool? Dramatic Benton/Park designed one level Architectural has floor to ceiling walls of glass allowing for light-filled rooms which gives a very indoor/outdoor feel. It has extraordinary mountain and city light views, perfect for entertaining! This 4 Bed/4 Bath plus family room home has the characteristic open floor plan with a 'museum style' hallway with plenty of wall space for art. Gorgeous terrazzo coupled with pebble finished floors run throughout the house. George Nelson would be proud.
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