William Kesling’s Skinner House – Silver Lake Streamline Moderne Hits the Market

William Kesling’s Skinner House at 1530 Easterly Terrace., in Silver Lake is a prime example of Streamline Moderne   architecture. 1530 Easterly Terrace Silver Lake streamline moderne and Los Angeles historic monument This 1930’s architecture is a late version of the Art Deco style with its curving forms and long horizontal lines. The 1937 Skinner house is a 3 bedroom 2 bath home on a a 4,999sf lot in the Hills of Silver Lake South of the Reservoir. The living space is just over 2,000sf and displays many of the classic StreamlineModernearchitectural features.  Interestingly, it is mirrored by the Vanderpool House next door that was built one year earlier. Silver Lake Skinner House is a Silver Lake art deco home Curved walls, metal windows and hardwood floors make the Skinner House unique among homes currently on the market in Silver Lake. This house has been updated beautifully in keeping with the art deco style and the architect's original intent. Silver Lake Skinner house has art deco baths Even the bathrooms reflect the art deco style with chrome fixtures, brightly tiled shower and the circular shapes so commonly found in architecture of this era. During the 30’s William Keslingwas Southern California’s most prolific Streamline Moderne, aka Modernistic, arch itects.  He designed a number of Silver Lake homes, including the the Wilson House at 1831 Fanning Street which last sold in May 2007 for $1,130,575. Another of Kesling’s Silver Lake streamline moderne homes at 3217 Fernwood, the Adams House, was sold for $830,000 last year but, unlike the Skinner house on Easterly Terrace, was in need of updating.  For more information about the Architect, check out this book available at amazon.  Kesling Modern Structures: Popularizing Modern Design in Southern California 1934-1962  The Skinner hous is Currently listed by Keller Williams for $1,395,000.

1530 Easterly Terrace


View Larger Map To see William Kessling's Skinner House in person, give me a call at 213-215-4758. Jenny Durling, your Silver Lake Realtor Jenny Durling L.A. Property Solutions info@LApropertySolutions.com LApropertySolutions.com Copyright © 2012 By Jenny Durling * William Kesling’s Skinner House – Silver Lake Streamline Moderne Hits the Market*  

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