The internationally acclaimed Latimer House just hit the market again. Though the house was listed in 2012 for $6.2M, the dramatic structure now comes with an asking price of only $4.4M. When the house last went on the market, its owner withdrew the listing after a few months.
In December of 2012, the house won the "Most Hated House of the Year" award for the invective that the house inspired in commenters. However, the owner and architect of the house commented on that post and had this to say:
"I come from Europe and I decided to live in my own movie, build with the stong desire to experience life in space not in rooms which is what I promoted when I was teaching architecture at Penn. It is a house developed around a courtyard, not exactelly the American prototype. The house was published in numerous international Architecture magazines and several movies were made inside. As an architect we build for others; rarelly we have a chance to express our own understanding of space. I am delighted that it created so many points of view. It means that architecture is not yet dead even if I did not built a breackfast nook."
Size: 6,000 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Amenities include: A large interior courtyard, roof rights, a spectacular roof deck, an elevator, and an additional 2,000 sq ft residence.
Asking Price: $4,400,000
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