On our vacation last week, we were able to visit the AHhhmazing Pacific Palisades house my grandfather built in 1965. The house, built on the mountain overlooking the ocean and Santa Monica, was designed solely for the view. Actually, every single room has it's own sliding glass door to the back porch.
From the terrazzo floors to the gold fixtures, everything in this house is the incredible midcentury modern style that I love. It's heartbreaking actually, because sooner rather than later the house will probably be sold to someone who wont appreciate the midcentury architecture and just tear it down. But, maybe (hopefully) a lover of the style will find it and will love it the way we do.
Here are some photos I dug up of what the interior looked like in the 60's:
My grandparents were absolutely adorable. Actually, that's a complete lie. They were super feisty, opinionated and ornery. But, they were incredibly loving and doting parents and grandparents. We definitely didn't lack for anything when with them. My Grandpa was one of the most creative and innovative people I've known, although I didn't appreciate or understand that much when he was alive and my grandmother, along with other things, taught me that Yes! you can have dessert after breakfast!