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Stahl House, Los Angeles

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The Stahl House, aka Case Study House #22, is a modernist styled house in the Hollywood Hills section of Los Angeles, California that was designed by Pierre Koenig. Photographic and anecdotal evidence suggests that the architect's client, Buck Stahl, may have provided an inspiration for the overall structure.

Built in 1959 and part of the Case Study Houses program, the house is considered an iconic representation of modern architecture in Los Angeles during the 20th century. It was made famous by a photograph by Julius Shulman showing two women leisurely sitting at a corner of the house with a panoramic view of the city through the floor-to-ceiling glass walls at night. The house was, and is, used in numerous fashion shoots, ad campaigns and five films.

In 2007, the American Institute of Architects listed the Stahl House (#140) as one of the top 150 structures on its "America's Favorite Architecture" list, one of only 11 in Southern California, and the only privately owned home on the list.
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  • September 25, 2017
    We were the first time in the steel House and what can we say. Very impressive, impressive and exciting as this House was built in 1958. It was also exciting to see how living in the Hollywood Hills. The woman, who has made the Führund, was the wife of the son of the owners. This made the whole leadership all the more special because she told some stories from experience. About 15 people at the tour were doing what was very very pleasant.
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  • September 7, 2017
    Be sure to make reservations as soon as you think you may go as this iconic house in the Hollywood Hills as it books quickly. The story of the purchase of the land as well as the history of the Stahl ...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    The Stahl House was built in a modern style, with a sensational ride around the House or by the great view of Los Angeles, since it lies at the top of the Hollywood Hills. A warning, the visit has to be booked well in advance, since it happens on specific days and usually always full.
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  • March 18, 2017
    I absolutely love this place! . First of all let me tell you, it is NOT very big but its so pretty and full of random Japanese things and restaurants to go and explore. Also some corean ones. Its a fun place to go if you like Japanese culture, there are some stores with fun activities like kawaii photo booths for your friend and you. The restaurants I haven´t had the chance to taste but I did try some interesting snacks. Its a fun and cute place to go to on a weekend with family or friends.
  • April 21, 2017
    I Love this house! The best view in the Hollywood Hills. Historical house 22..Awww
  • May 22, 2017
    its realy wierd didn't like it a lot
  • January 21, 2017
    Great staff and amazing place. A must visit if you're nearby as photos do not do this house justice
  • June 25, 2017
    I don't get the appeal. I mean at the end of the day, Shane can't play.

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