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Untouched Palo Alto midcentury designed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s protege asks $2.65M

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Built in 1966 by Eichler Homes

Home is highlighted with a low sloping roof that creates an attached car port.
This midcentury stands apart from the other Eichler-built homes in town.
Photos by David Eichler, courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Architect Aaron Green, long-time California associate to Frank Lloyd Wright, had a hand in designing a few noteworthy Bay Area structures—e.g., the Marin County Civic Center, which he helped complete after Wright’s death, and this 1976 house in Philo, which he designed for his wife Jean Haber Green.

One of his residential designs hits the market this week, this 1966 specimen, built by Eichler Homes, that comes with its original integrity intact. That’s right—it hasn’t yet been remodeled. Quite a feat in today’s extreme-renovation era.

Featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and approximately 1,500 square feet, 3512 Ross Road in Palo Alto comes with custom furniture and fixtures, gorgeous concrete block walls (inside and out), exposed beams, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Out of the highlights sure to wow architecture geeks is the angled roof, a triangular affair that slopes low at the front to create a carport and then tapers dramatically in the back above the yard. Stunning work.

Asking is $2,650,000 through Nancy Goldcamp of Coldwell.

Concrete blocks make up the fireplace and central focal point of a living room comprised of wood paneling, floor to ceiling windows, and midcentury furniture.
Concrete blocks contrast with the wood paneling and exposed beams.
Floor to ceiling windows show off the backyard while in the hallway area. A concrete wall comes with original wooden built-in shelves.
The flooring features radiant heat.
A kitchen made up primarily of wood paneling, orange formica countertops, and a window with views of the backyard.
The kitchen comes with its original appliances, including the stove and dishwasher.
A bed sits in the middle of a room with original wooden built-in shelves. There’s also a concrete wall in the background.
One of three bedrooms.
Nighttime in the backyard shows the home lit up from the inside, as well as the roof that points at the end.
The backyard at nightfall.
Photo by David Eichler