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Lovely midcentury modern asks $689K in Denver

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Indoor-outdoor living with mahogany paneling

An exterior view of a gray midcentury modern house. There is a driveway, green grass, and a tree. Photos by Atom Stevens, courtesy of Adrian Kinney

Denver, Colorado, may be better known for its proximity to skiing and outdoor recreation than for its architecture, but neighborhoods in the Mile High city boast a surprising number of architectural styles. Southeast of downtown in the Virginia Village neighborhood sits a small enclave called Krisana Park, with 174 modestly sized midcentury modern homes.

Built by H.B. Wolff and designed by architects Frenchie Gratts of Denver’s Gratts and Warner, the homes—often called 3-D contemporaries—were inspired by Joseph Eichler’s indoor-outdoor designs in California.

Take this just listed three-bedroom, two-bath home. Using post-and-beam construction and a wide roof overhang, the 1,549-square-foot house greets visitors with a sunlit atrium of Colorado moss rock. A media room features a sliding glass door to a large covered patio, while a living room has a matching moss rock fireplace and a glass wall that looks out onto a private lanai. The dining area boasts original mahogany walls and easy access to an updated kitchen, and the bedrooms each feature vaulted ceilings and large windows.

Love what you see? 1330 South Dahlia Street is on the market now for $689,000.

The interior entrance to the ranch home has wood floors and a small planter area with bamboo, white rock, and a wall of moss rock.
A small atrium in the foyer welcomes visitors with a wall of Colorado moss rock and a place for plants.
A living room has a rock fireplace, seating, exposed beams, and wood floors.
A moss rock fireplace takes center stage in the living room, as does exposed beams and the glass doors that lead out to a private courtyard.
A dining room has a wooden table with six white midcentury inspired dining room chairs.
The dining room features original mahogany wall panels, clerestory windows, and wood floors.
A courtyard has two blue chairs, a fire pit, a heater, and midcentury art on the walls.
Outside the living room there is a private courtyard, a signature of Krisana Park’s 3-D contemporary homes.
A long and narrow kitchen features dark wood cabinets, white countertops, and stainless steel appliances.
The updated galley-style kitchen features quartz counters and stainless steel appliances.
A living room with blue couch, white and blue rug, and TV.
A media room features a sliding glass door to the oversized backyard.
A gray bed sits on a gray and white rug in a bedroom with exposed beams.
The master bedroom also features access to the patio through French doors.