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Oscar Niemeyer's LA House

In the early 1960's, Brazilian Architect Oscar Niemeyer was commissioned by filmmaker Joseph Strick to design his Santa Monica home. Positioned on the architecture-packed La Mesa Drive, the Strick house was the only house Niemeyer designed in America. In fact, the whole process took place via post as Niemeyer never set foot in the US due to his 'leftist political associations'. 

What is also interesting is that during construction Strick and his wife divorced. The property was sold and later forgotten, and almost demolished. Around 40 years later Michael & Gabrielle Boyd found the forgotten masterpiece and restored it to its mid century modern charm.

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