Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Gehry, Frank O. and Associates, Incorporated (firm); Frank Owen Gehry (architect)

Dates: constructed 1977-1978

2 stories

1022 22nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90403-4518

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Building Notes

Düttmann, Schmuck and Uhl's 1981 book Color in Townscape, said of the Gehry House: "Interplay of colors, materials, planes and structures with an unexpected, distorted, interlocking geometry. Colors are rose, light green, white, supplemented by wood and metal tones." (See Martina Düttmann, Friedrich Schmuck, Johannes Uhl, Color in Townscape, [San Francisco: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1981], pp. 170-171.)

Architect's own house.


The Canadian-born architect Frank O. Gehry (born 1929) remodeled and enlarged his Santa Monica house in 1977-1978;

PCAD id: 216