Lot 62 of 522:
Mackay Homes in Silicon Valley c.1960  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Forest Park: National Award Winning Mackay Homes in Distinctive Pace Setter Designs

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Date:
c.1960

Description:

[8] pp. including self-wrappers. Illustrated from drawings and floor plans; map. 21.5x27.5 cm (8¼x11"), pictorial wrappers.

Promotional brochures for comfortable and spacious middle-class homes in the heart of what is now Silicon Valley. A little newer and more upscale than most Santa Clara tracts, these attractive homes were built in the early ’60s (1960-1963) and ranged from 1400 to over 2500 sq.ft. - today median sale prices for the homes is around $1,800,000, and climbing. No copies of this brochure are listed in OCLC/WorldCat.

John Calder Mackay was an American post-war real estate developer, best known for thet tract homes built by the company he co-founded, Mackay Homes. Mackay homes in the Modernist tract style are examples of architecture that has come to be known as "California Modern". These homes typically feature glass walls, post-and-beam construction, enclosed patios and open floor plans in a style indebted to Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe.


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Condition:
A touch of wear, near fine.


 
Item number:
307193
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