Koenig’s Case Study House 22 Home Tours

By Christopher Jul 2nd, 2009 in Event
Koenig’s Case Study House 22 Home Tours

Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House #22

The Stahl house, designed by architect Pierre Koening in 1960 will be open to visitors for a limited time. The house was built part of the Case Study House experiments for residential housing sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine, which hired major architects including Charles and Ray Eames, Pierre Koenig and Eero Saarinen, to design and build inexpensive model homes for the housing boom caused by the end of World War II.

There were in total over 30 houses built and no. 22 is without a doubt the most stylish and famous one. Located on a hill in West Hollywood, overlooking downtown LA it features large windows, a pool and design to die for. For anyone who is in or near Los Angeles, don’t miss out on this opportunity to travel back in time to a iconic architectural landmark.

For information about the tours and prices, follow the link below.

The Stahl family offers monthly tours of the house. The next ones are scheduled for July 3, 4 and 5; tickets are $25 to $40. For reservations and more information go to www.stahlhouse.com. Each visit is limited to 20 people, and guests will have about 60 minutes at the home to speak with the family member, take the tour and experience personally this very important piece of residential architecture. Photography will be allowed ONLY for non-commercial / personal use. Before entering the home, all attendees are required to sign a Photography Release and Indemnity Release.

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Pierre Koenig's Case Study House #22

Above: Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House #22

Pierre Koenig's Case Study House #22

Above: Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House #22

Pierre Koenig's Case Study House #22

Above: Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House #22

Pierre Koenig's Case Study House #22

Above: Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House #22

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Christopher founded Ultra Swank in 2005. Has a crush on mid-century graphic design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and the Century 21 Exposition. Is a collector of easy listening music from the 60s and 70s and a Swedish expat living in Barcelona, Spain.

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