Modern Phoenix Neighborhood Network

Simply Modern | 1961

Architect: Al Beadle
Remodel: Modern Building and Design
Completion: 100%
Model: Ocotillo

The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017A sensitive approach to taking the home back to 1961 includes natural birch interior doors and birch plywood cabinets, Formica countertops, and bare concrete floors. The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The breezeblock is painted in a two-tone scheme, creating a striking graphic pattern. The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017
The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017
A sliver of a skylight was added to the living room, letting light wash down the eastern wall. The sandblasted block also echoes a technique Beadle was fond of. The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017Architects of the time often used multicolored cabinet doors and the owner decided to echo this in the choice of muted pastels. The dining fixture from 1961 was found in a hardware store as brand new old stock.The Simply Modern Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The back yard was completely redone this season, mindful of mature trees.

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