Ever wish you could live in one of those drool-worthy homes designed by a top architect?
Or maybe just get a glimpse to see what that lifestyle would look like: soaring ceilings, glass walls, lots of light, and spaces built for entertaining.
Another line item to include in the fantasy is the cost of keeping those beauties looking good.
A prospective owner has to plan for upkeep, says George Smart, chairman of the North Carolina Modernist Houses, a nonprofit that promotes residential modernist architecture.
And, when you work on the house, you have to choose a builder or contractor who stays faithful to the original concept, he says: “It takes a completely different skill set.”
From a house on the National Register of Historic Places to a golf getaway in classic ’60s style, here are six homes for sale that were designed by noted architects.