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This airy midcentury modern home has wide-open views of surrounding parks

Highlights include a saltwater pool and huge windows

Photos courtesy of Leo Lalla of Lalla Real Estate

Built circa 1939, New Orleans’ Lake Vista neighborhood hews closely to the tenets of the garden city movement. It’s a serene, oak-shaded assembly of midcentury modern houses on arterial cul-de-sacs, ringed by grassy lakefront levees. Many homes face inward to green space and walking paths. The result is a park-like neighborhood where inner and outdoor spaces co-mingle organically.

This 2,873-square-foot listing at 50 Finch Street exemplifies garden city ethos. Floor-to-ceiling walls of windows, a deep balcony off the master bedroom, and an outdoor living room take advantage of the home’s prime location at the end of a cul-de-sac, facing one of Lake Vista’s five radial greenbelts.

Highlights of the four-bedroom, three-bathroom home include a heated saltwater pool with a waterfall, paved terraces, a carport, natural stone floors, granite counters, and stainless steel appliances. Built in 1950, this prime example of midcentury modern architecture asks $849,000.

Via: Leo Lalla of Lalla Real Estate


2230-2260 Lakeshore Drive, , LA 70122