Lot 61 of 522:
Mackay Homes in San Jose c.1960  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Glenside: National Award Winning Mackay Homes
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Date:
c.1960
Description:

[12] 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, two miles from downtown San Jose. With inkstamp on front wrapper listing the "Basic Price" of six variants, from $27,450 to $30,450. Who knows what they are worth in today's market. No copies of the 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:
Slight wear, near fine.
 
Item number:
307194
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