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1. It doesn’t get any better than this Modernist masterpiece by Richard Meier.

esigned by the world renowned architect Richard Meier, the 11,000-square-foot “White Castle” was built in Old Westbury, New York, in 1972. A minimalist study in Meier’s signature white, the dramatic home features glass walls and a skylit gallery hall -- ideal for displaying a stunning art collection. The striking home is situated on five sprawling acres and features six bedrooms, a tennis court, a pool, and a pond. The “White Castle” will...

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1. Ever thought about living in one of the world’s most iconic pieces of architecture?

Comedian Bob Hope and his wife, Dolores, commissioned John Lautner to design this futuristic Palm Springs pad in 1973. Completed in 1980, the 23,366-square-foot, 10-bedroom estate is the largest private residence ever created by the influential Modernist architect. Designed to resemble a volcano -- complete with a James Turrell-esque hole in the concrete roof above the central courtyard -- the home’s unique silhouette is one of the most iconic works of architecture in the Coachella Valley. Perched on over six acres  in the posh Southridge community, the home boasts panoramic views of the valley, Palm Springs, and the San Jacinto Mountains. Additional amenities include...

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