I was a bright-eye young realtor who must've appeared to have a head full of rocks when I first met Jim Christopher 17 years ago. He was attending one of my open houses and I was boasting the features of this property without realizing that the person I was presenting it to was the very same man who had originally designed the home. A giant in the architectural community, without divulging his identity to me, just left me with a wonderful, knowing smile. This house was constructed in 1960 with cedar cladding that has since matured with the rain and the sun into a soft pale shade of grey. While strong, rugged and dark on the outside, after entering through a dignified blue door, you might be surprised to discover a simple elegance in pure white walls and the soft curvature of egg shaped glass light fixtures. A half wall and floating staircase opens up the comfortable interior space to encourage you to reach out and stretch out your own form, a space that invites you to come as you are. From its first inception as a smaller unit, this house evolved, the walls moved like lungs expanding, breathing in and out to make room for his growing family. With this in mind, the bedrooms are clustered together on the upper floors while the family room rests on the lower level, and connected through those doors, an enormous patio is perched, overlooking the majesty of Millcreek and Mt. Olympus in the distance. This is a soft midcentury modern home that's ready to house love, hopes and dreams for another 60 years.
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