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So Why Did Dick Clark Build That Flintstones House?

Many have undoubtedly wondered why television personality Dick Clark decided to channel the Stone Age when designing his custom Malibu one-bedroom, which, wonder of wonders, has finally sold for $1.778M after nearly three years floundering on the market. The exterior is made of rocks and heavy stucco, the concrete interior is eerily reminiscent of an animal skull, and Wilma Flintstone would have been delighted with the sloping kitchen's porthole windows. But why? Curbed L.A. has the low-down on the origins of this Bedrock masterpiece, including an explanation from house's architect, Phillip Jon Brownback, who explains that the wacky structure seemed somehow practical at the time.

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