Come to Momma: The Dubnoff Residence by Buff and Hensman in Pasadena

Come to momma will be the first words you say after seeing this classic mid-century modern home by Buff and Hensman in Pasadena.

Dubnoff Residence by architects Buff and Hensman in Pasadena

3 bd / 3 ba

$1,475,000

Pasadena

Classic Mid-Century Modern by Buff and Hensman known as the Dubnoff Residence in Pasadena

This Japanese influenced post and beam modern was designed in 1960. Design credit for this classic is often solely attributed to the architect firm Buff and Hensman.

Dubnoff Residence by architect firm Buff and Hensman in Pasadena

But digging around on the interwebs I discovered the design efforts involved the client’s daughter too. In a book written on Buff and Hensman, Donald Hensman states Ina Dubnoff, daughter of the firm’s clients John and Belle Dubnoff, had been a student in the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California when both Conrad Buff and I were professors there. It was agreed that we would design the home in collaboration with Ina Dubnoff and oversee all aspects of design.”

Dubnoff Residence home in Pasadena by architect firm Buff and Hensman

From curbside to inside the trio incorporated an extensive use of glass, redwood beams, and stucco for the exterior.

Midcentury Modern Home known as the Dubnoff Residence by architects Buff and Hensman in Pasadena

The floor plan is designed to a T, literally. In the shape of a T the layout consists of one wing for the master bedroom suite at one end and the guest bedrooms wing at the other. The step-down living room, formal dining room and kitchen are located in the middle section. The floor plan also includes an office/study room with a three quarter bath you can access from the carport.

Classic Midcentury Modern Known as the Dubnoff Residence designed by Buff and Hensman in Pasadena

When you add an impeccable indoor-outdoor flow available from every room it’s no wonder this home is marked for being added to the list of National Register of Historic Places.

Classic Midcentury Modern Known as the Dubnoff Residence designed by Buff and Hensman in Pasadena

And those views of the San Rafael hills aren’t bad either.

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