The Stahl House also known as Case Study House 22 is a modernist -styled house designed by architect Pierre Koenig in the Hollywood Hills section of Los Angeles, California , which is known as a frequent set location in American films. Photographic and anecdotal evidence suggests that the architect's client, Buck Stahl, may have provided an inspiration for the overall structure. Built in as part of the Case Study Houses program, the house is considered an iconic representation of modern architecture in Los Angeles during the twentieth century. It was made famous by a Julius Shulman photograph showing two women leisurely sitting in a corner of the house with an eventide panoramic view of the city through floor-to-ceiling glass walls.
Stahl House / Case Study House nº22
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We are currently in Beta version and updating this search on a regular basis. Text description provided by the architects. The modern residence overlooks Los Angeles from the Hollywood Hills. It was completed in for Buck Stahl and his family. The two-bedroom, 2, square foot residence is a true testament to modernist architecture and the Case Study House Program. The aim of the program was to introduce modernist principles into residential architecture, not only to advance the aesthetic, but to introduce new ways of life both in a stylistic sense and one that represented the lifestyles of the modern age.
Quincy Jones , Edward Killingsworth , and Ralph Rapson to design and build inexpensive and efficient model homes for the United States residential housing boom caused by the end of World War II and the return of millions of soldiers. The program ran intermittently from until The first six houses were built by and attracted more than , visitors.
Jump to navigation. Photo courtesy California Office of Historic Preservation. Ten are officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and an eleventh was deemed eligible for listing. These ten residences with certifying recommendations were submitted to the National Park Service for final review and listing by the Keeper of the National Trust. They were formally listed on July 24,