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Gehry House

1002 22nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-4518
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This House is Located in a Neighborhood. Don't bother the Neighbors for this Silly, Ugly House.

If you love Gehry, and I mean love Gehry than go to the house, get out of your car and take your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth L
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Marina del Rey, California
Stands out as Wacky Home in Nice Part of Santa Monica

I walk by this home near my own home in Santa Monica some evenings. The structure looks different... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Melissa D
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  • Excellent25%
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15 May 2017
“Stands out as Wacky Home in Nice Part of Santa Monica”
5 Dec 2016
“Gehry House”
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1002 22nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90403-4518
Santa Monica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love Gehry, and I mean love Gehry than go to the house, get out of your car and take your photos and leave. It is in a neighborhood and people don't need lines of cars looking at a silly house. It is totally...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I walk by this home near my own home in Santa Monica some evenings. The structure looks different with corrugated metal and raw-looking wood elements, but it really looks like a bizarre house within a house. I don't think the space would feel very nice,...More

Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Knowing very little about architecture, this house has always perplexed me. I remember when it was built, wondering what he did & why he did it. People from all over the world can be see observing it. I still find it very interesting after all...More

Thank Judy A
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Gehry House is an interesting visit, especially after seeing the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA, the Spruce St building in New York City; however, not a fan of the additions he made to the house.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 22 June 2016

while its in a nice residential area, and the house is mildly interesting, had it not been a "gehry" house, you'd simply drive by and say isn't that kind of weird. not special nothing spectacular.

1  Thank pandpCalifornia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you are interested in the architecture of Frank Gehry, a trip to the house is definitely worth it. Of course you can only see the exterior of the house, but that is quite interesting. Walk around the corners and stand across the street and...More

Thank Caroltod
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Looking at this house by itself, it's an interesting piece of architecture. Interesting angles and features, giant cactus, see thru panels, etc. not what you see elsewhere in this neighborhood as the house definitely does not fit in. But definitely worth a stop to take...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Ugly, arrogant, I honestly don't know what kind of statement Frank Gehry was trying to make when he designed this structure. I am sure glad I do not live in this neighborhood and have to see this thing on a regular basis. Your time can...More

1  Thank Bob P
Reviewed 13 November 2015

If you love architecture, ya gotta see it Only takes 10-15 minutes and it's way cool. Love the different materials, shapes and textures I’m sure the neighbors are used Gehry fans coming around to view See this house and think of his other work in...More

Thank SanMo
Reviewed 4 November 2015

When this one went up I was confused about what Frank was doing but is sure has lasted so I guess he knows what he is doing. One thing is for sure he doesn't worry about convention.

Thank Tom R
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