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This Rad Seattle Home is What the Future Looked Like in 1963

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Location: Seattle, Washington
Price: $948,000
The Skinny: This Space-Age wonder was "completely built, furnished and landscaped in 10 days" for the 1963 Seattle Home Show, according to a story the Seattle Post-Intelligencer ran in March of that year. Listed in mid-November with delightfully Googie furnishings staged throughout, it's got an original lo-fi Rangaire intercom system, some rad '60s light fixtures, dramatically vaulted ceilings, two stone fireplaces, and a pair of triangular south-facing balconies.

Designed by architect Ken Kohler, the 3,942-square-foot home was originally built in the Seattle Coliseum before being taken apart and reassembled at its current Seward Park location. Back when it appeared on Curbed Seattle's radar, they turned up a website for the home celebrating a "delightfully private master suite" that "floats above the residence and is reminiscent of the lunar landing module of an Apollo-era spacecraft," and asserting that "the kite-shaped footprint and graceful, triangular elevations of Vista '63 caused visitors to liken the building to spaceships that were currently under production by the US government."

The current ask is $948K. It was last sold in 1987 for $151K.


· 7001 Brighton Lane S [Windermere via Curbed Seattle]