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Be the judge...is this a Haver?

Postby Fifilynn on Wed May 23, 2007 7:29 pm

http://armlslistings.marketlinx.com/SearchDetail/Scripts/PrtBuyFul/PrtBuyFul.asp?prp=mls&AgentId=JK197&EmailKey=71943784

I have watched this property come and go on the market. I always thought it was rad, but questioned whether it is really a Haver. I've driven by it like 10 times, but have never been inside. There are like maybe 3 other houses like it within a couple streets, if I recall correctly. The subdivision is called Pickwick Acres. Pickwick Acres is right next to Hidden Village (Allied houses).

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Postby PixelPixie on Wed May 23, 2007 8:21 pm

Eh, It doesn't really have that "feel" inside but its hard to tell from the photos. Would have to see more detailed photos of the outside to really judge.
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Postby bpmdavid on Wed May 23, 2007 9:03 pm

Kitchen & dinning room look like a Haver to me...

However, for $800K+ I would rather buy the Danley's house & have money left over for fun stuff :D
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Postby matthew on Wed May 23, 2007 11:11 pm

if you buy shawn and tiffany's place you would be hard pressed to think of a couple hundred k of stuff to do to it.
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Postby sas on Sun May 27, 2007 8:00 pm

Dwell magazine Jan/Feb 2004 has a photo of a renovated house in Los Angeles remodeled by Marmol-Radziner. The house, part of a group of houses, was originally designed by A. Quincy Jones Architect. That house looks, from the front, exactly like the "Haver" house that I live in on Rose Lane. I have the original blueprints, left by the original owners, and Haver's name does not appear on them; rather the builder's name appears. Haver must have been inspired by that California architect.
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Postby modernlover on Sun May 27, 2007 10:13 pm

Haver must have been inspired by that California architect.


I doubt that.
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Postby bpmdavid on Sun May 27, 2007 10:28 pm

I recycled my old Dwell magazines, can you scan & post the article with pictures?

If the homes were designed & built before the 1950s anything is possible...
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Marmol-Radziner

Postby sas on Tue Jun 05, 2007 7:53 pm

I'm unable to scan and post.
But go to http://www.marmol-radziner.com
Click the first arrow about construction & projects.
Scroll down to the Katzenstein Residence and click on the photo.
When I first saw the small photo in Dwell a few years back, I thought, 'Ah, that's my house!' It's not the same floor plan though.
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Postby PixelPixie on Tue Jun 05, 2007 9:04 pm

Actually, Haver probably was influenced by California Architects. He went to School in Pasadena in the 30s before the war and his dad, a builder, was Californian. A friend of a friend of mine is looking into it to find out who taught there at at USC that time, and in what style.
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Postby modernlover on Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:40 pm

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Maybe these are early Havers?!

Postby Fifilynn on Fri Jun 29, 2007 3:42 am

http://armlslistings.marketlinx.com/Sea ... y=74757819

Ok...so I drive through neighborhoods all the time, and sometimes I remember to write down where I saw some interesting houses.

These houses are reminiscent of Haver's Camelback Park Estates in Scottsdale http://www.modernphoenix.net/camelpark1.htm and Del Webb's Campus Homes in Tempe http://www.modernphoenix.net/campushomes1.htm. Anyone see these as being Havers? They were built around 1951. There are traditional ranches sprinkled in this same neighborhood around 30th and Osborn, known as Mountain View Park.
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Postby PixelPixie on Fri Jun 29, 2007 3:33 pm

I have driven by there many times and am convinced that they are the same Haver designs but want to take a closer look to be sure. Many of them have covered carports jutting out like in the picture you linked to.

It is a difficult street to stop on and photograph from! It looks like most of them face Osborn.
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