Revisit of a Modernist icon’s Neoteric style

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Inside 2576 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver, also known as the Moon Residence, designed by B.C. Modernist architect Fred Hollingsworth.

Photos by Amanda Oster

Located in a densely shrubbed lot in the Edgemont Village area of North Vancouver, the house known as the Moon Residence was a landmark of West Coast modernism in the 1950’s. It was priced at $14,000 then and increased to $1.38 million after six decades. Fred Hollingsworth was the mastermind behind this house and he continues tol live in his self-designed architectural marvel. Mr. Hollingsworth spent time at American architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesen studio in 1951. Mr. Wright-influenced wooden torchieres can be found in the foyer of the house designed by Fred Hollingsworth. In the 1950s, his designs possessed a truly modernist twist on that era’s architecture. Now, his designs still amaze many people including myself.

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