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Gregory Ain: Park Planned homes (Altadena, Calif.)
Ain, Gregory (1908-1988), architect
Garrett Eckbo, landscape architect
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1945
Publication Information
Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara
Contributing Institution
UC Santa Barbara, Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design and Architecture Museum
Gregory Ain (1908-1988): Housing
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The Park Plannned Homes is a tract of 28 houses in Altadena, designed by Ain with landscape architect Garrett Eckbo. They have elements of an open concept feel, with a modular building design of 12' x 16' modular units that allowed for common finishes, hardware and equipment. The housing tract was built on a slope, so each property was leveled off and is stepped down from the one above. Along with all of the houses having the garage and service area in the front (and a private patio), the retaining walls and landscaping provide privacy for the homeowners.
Southern California Architecture California Modern Architecture
Altadena, Calif.
Gregory Ain papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
Flat file 171

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