1. “The Razor” – La Jolla, CA (above)
For Sale: $25,000,000
As is typical of architect Wallace E. Cunningham, this masterpiece embraces its surroundings along the Southern California coast. It sits high above Torrey Pines State Reserve in La Jolla, CA, and takes in the surrounding views of the ocean, open sky, and rugged landscape. Five years in the making, this home is constructed from white-polished concrete and floor-to-ceiling glass.
2. “Trophy on the Intracoastal“ – Palm Beach, FL
For Sale: $29,500,000
Award-winning architect Milton Klein created this custom-contemporary on Palm Beach’s Lake Worth in 1986 and it underwent a restoration in 2007. It consists of almost 20,000 square feet and has 200 feet of lake frontage. This grand-scale construction is made possible with extensive use of poured concrete, steel and only about 5% wood.
3. “La Gorce Modern“ — Miami Beach, FL
For Sale: $19,500,000
Wealth and beauty abound on Miami Beach’s La Gorce Island, which is accessible only by a bridge and passage through a guard house, which makes it desirable for celebs such as Cher and Billy Joel to own homes there. This contemporary home on La Gorce offers 20,000 square feet with 12 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, and a 5-car garage. Plus, the 270 feet of protected waterfront will come in handy for yacht parking. The pièce de résistance is a unique, sweeping white marble staircase (photo, above) that leads to the master bedroom.
4. “Art and Surf“ – Montauk, NY
For Sale: $12,500,000
Journey out to the end of Long Island, NY to find this modern, oceanfront gem. Enjoy glass-walled open living on the main floor and head upstairs to the private master that is set perpendicular to the main floor. Ceiling-to-floor windows on the mainfloor can bethrown open to let the sea air in, or to slip into the lap pool and spa. Walk down the stairs to your own private beach.
5. “Shelter Island Simplicity” - Shelter Island, NY
For Sale: $8,950,000
Noted for its extensive use of glass walls, the house takes full advantage of its stunning location, providing views of Peconic Bay, the North Fork and Long Island Sound, all the way to Connecticut. The house is sited on an elevated estate-sized property consisting of two parcels (3.33 acres and 2.66 acres). Also available is an 100-foot boat dock with hydraulic lift.
- Touring the North Fork of Long Island is a Sound Idea (new-york-travel.suite101.com)
- La Jolla CA Real Estate Statistics Show Increase in Buyer Activity (prweb.com)
- Arts | Long Island: A Peconic Bay Story, in Quick Brush Strokes (nytimes.com)
- 10 Best East Coast Surfing Locations (mademan.com)
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