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180 South San Rafael Avenue in Pasadena


First time on the market since 1968, this stunning mid-century residence designed by the architectural partnership of Whitney Smith and Wayne Williams in 1959.


Smith & Williams are known for their keen sense of site planning and refined integration of building to landscape. This one-of-a-kind property retains many original features, including original windows, doors, and an abundant architectural details.


With over 3,000 square feet of interior space, this stunning home features a perfect blend of inside and outside. There are high ceilings, walls of glass, expansive views from each room, original terrazzo floors and fireplace, detached office/studio, and Japanese-inspired architectural details.


The three-bedroom, three-bath is located at the end of a long gated private drive and overlooks the arroyo with panoramic views of Pasadena and the San Gabriel Mountains.






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Located on almost two acres on one of Pasadena’s most premier streets with sprawling park-like grounds featuring mature trees, a pool with rustic boulders in a bucolic setting overlooking a large part of the property once used as a horse corral.


This mid-century property is rare opportunity to own an important architectural property.

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Listing courtesy of Henry Blackham, Crosby Doe Associates.

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