March 25, 2023


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On the Market: Jazz Nice’s MCM Dwelling in Connecticut

This 1961 mid century mansion designed by Beverley David Thorne for jazz musician Dave Brubeck.

Mansion World introduced this week that the 1961 mid century mansion designed for jazz musician Dave Brubeck is now on the market. The house sits on a 7.5 acre web site in Wilton, Connecticut and goes for $2.75 million.

Brubeck Dwelling Historical past

Dave Brubeck was a jazz pianist and composer whose musical success allowed him to purchase the 7.5-acre web site in Wilton. He requested architect Beverley David Thorne to design the house. Based on USModernism, Thorne’s design on the spectacular Burbeck residence “catapulted him into largely undesirable fame.” It’s simple to see why the design led different wealthy shoppers to hunt him out. Thorne, nonetheless, needed to work for shoppers who needed easy, reasonably priced housing completed properly.

The Brubeck residence has remained within the household till now. That is the primary time within the residence’s historical past that it has been in the marketplace.

Burbeck home fireplace
The Brubeck residence exemplifies the indoor-outdoor aesthetic of Mid Century Fashionable design and boasts a dramatic hearth in addition to lanterns by George Nakashima.
Brubeck home dining room
Brubeck residence eating room’s shoji display doorways lead out to a wraparound porch.

Brubeck Dwelling Highlights

The house’s in depth grounds embrace a pond, footbridges, ample foliage, and all this inside a 90-minute drive from New York Metropolis. The house sits solely aboveground, permitting simple out of doors entry all through its 6,250-square-foot design.

The house contains seven bedrooms, floor-to-ceiling home windows, and pure stone partitions.

Brubeck home footbridge
The Brubeck residence sits on in depth grounds that embrace a pond and painted footbridge.

Study extra concerning the residence on the market at Mansion World.

Even when you’re not in the marketplace for million-dollar houses, high-profile MCM houses on the market are a terrific likelihood to sneak a digital peek inside. Have a look into Frank Lloyd Wright’s closing residence when it went up on the market.

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