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Kelsey House, 1962

Ladd & Kelsey, Architects

With his own home, John Kelsey combines skillfully planning rigor of Germanic descent with openness to the site's lush landscape, a hallmark of modern architecture in Southern California. Rather than rigid implementation of dogmatic principles, the residence showcases personal touches signaling a relaxed participation to the Miesian creed. The residence was completed in 1962, a time of turbulent reassessment of architectural history.

1160 Chateau RD, Pasadena, CA 91105
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