Publisher and art collector Benedikt Taschen and his wife, Lauren purchase a Modernist on Summit Drive

Publisher and art collector Benedikt Taschen and his wife, Lauren purchase a Modernist on Summit Drive

Neal J. Leitereg

Publisher and art collector Benedikt Taschen and his wife, Lauren, paid $1.15 million less than the asking price for a modernist trophy on Summit Drive.

Set at the end of a gated driveway, the Midcentury Modern-style residence was designed by noted architects Thornton Abell and O’Neil Ford. Virtually untouched since it was built in 1956, the post-and-beam is distinguished by its clean lines, overhanging eaves and a wide front-facing terrace that sits above a carport.

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