The Lechner House by RM Schindler: Perfection Revisited

The Lechner House by RM Schindler: Perfection Revisited

Lerchner Residence - R.M. Schindler 11600 Amanda Dr, Studio City CA 91604

Lerchner Residence – R.M. Schindler 11600 Amanda Dr, Studio City CA 91604

As you go through the photos of this listing, you may think to yourself: ‘Wow, what a great midcentury time capsule’. But you would be mistaken. This is a decade of restoration by a dedicated it’s owner, who also happens to be an accomplished designer in her own right.

 One of the things you’ll be struck by in this home is the floor-to-ceiling fireplace thanks to its design which features angular, metallic design flanked by brick on each side.

 The angles of the fireplace are a perfect complement to of the room it’s placed in, which is shaped like a V, and features a sloping ceiling lined with Douglas fir.

 Speaking of the ceilings, one aspect of the painstaking restoration was the removal of years of paint from them to reveal their natural surface.

 Take notice the materials used. That’s Schindler for you. Common, everyday stuff turned into high art.


 Even the windows were replaced, as was Schindler’s built-in furniture.



 One new element of the house is that a storage area on the lower level was transformed into a fantastic bathroom featuring this Japanese style soaking tub.



 Sited on a nearly 16,000 square foot parcel, the property is a great place for gatherings – even ones that need to be kept private. A tall wall along the street-facing side and a mini forest of trees along the others makes you feel like you’re in yo

Specs for 11600 Amanda Dr, Studio City CA 91604

Architect: Rudolf Schindler
List Price: $4,800,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Sq Feet: 3,539
Lot Size: 5,913 sf
Price Per Sq Foot: $1,356.32
Year Built: 1949
Pool: in ground / other
Air: Central
Floor: Mixed
Parking: Direct Entrance, Garage, 2-Car
Views: Canyon, Hills, Treetop, Trees/Woods
Fireplace: Living Room
MLS #: 19-485694

Listing courtesy of Tori Horowitz of Compass.

Note: Information above reflects market status as of the date this post was originally published. Feel free to call for current market status.

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