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Tour an Eichler Collaborator's Midcentury Stunner in Stanford

Located just on the edge of the Stanford University campus, the Matt and Lyda Kahn house is a midcentury stunner with an incredible design pedigree. The 1959 residence was a collaboration between famed modernist A. Quincy Jones, Joseph Eichler, and Matt Kahn himself—who, along with wife Lyda, served as the principle design consultants for Eichler for a decade, designing much of the interiors and branding graphics for the famous tract homes. Kahn, who was also a longtime Stanford art professor and onetime student of Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen, passed away two years ago at age 85. His house, impeccably maintained and gloriously maximalist, is now for sale, albeit only to Stanford faculty.

Curbed National has the full tour >>