House of the Day: Montecito Glass House Lists for $23.9M


People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, so buyers here are well-advised to leave their rock pile at their previous address. The Glass Pavilion in Montecito, Calif., just had a price shave and is now on the market at $23.9 million, a price worthy of a structure that redefines modernism.

The benchmark building, designed by Los Angeles-based architect and designer Steve Hermann, is indeed a glass house. The boundaries between inside and outside are, literally, transparent. The view from inside the house is one of being totally surrounded by nature, which you are -- 3.5 acres of oak trees and a year-round stream.

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