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The Hunt Is Over: 4 Historic Myron Hunt -- Designed Homes Are on the Market

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    1234 Hillcrest Ave, Pasadena, CA

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    745 N Pasadena Ave Apt 6, Pasadena, CA

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    357 Waverly Dr Pasadena, CA

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    La Canada Flintridge, CA

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    700 Berkshire Ave La Canada Flintridge, CA

The Rose Bowl. The Ambassador Hotel. The Huntington Library. These iconic Southern California structures were all designed by an architect named Myron Hunt. And now, you can be the owner of the local legend's designs -- four Hunt-designed homes are on the market right now in SoCal.

Hunt, who was born in Massachusetts, earned an architecture degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He studied with Frank Lloyd Wright before heading West -- and straight into a building boom -- to set up his practice in Southern California in the early 1900s.

His designs, including the Pasadena Public Library, and buildings on Caltech, Pomona, and Occidental college campuses, totaled "some 500 projects in 19 years, including homes, churches and country clubs," according to the Pasadena Weekly.

If you're in the market for a home designed by a master architect, join us on a tour of four Hunt homes up for sale.

Address: 1234 Hillcrest Ave, Pasadena, CA

Price: $3,900,000

Deets: On the market for the first time in 50 years, this humble abode from 1915 includes a grand entrance hall with a sweeping staircase, floor-to-ceiling windows, an "elegant living room," and a "handsome library," according to the listing.

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Address: 357 Waverly Dr, Pasadena, CA

Price: $3,950,000

Details: "Meticulously remodeled," this 7,000-square-foot home is located minutes from downtown Los Angeles. It features parklike grounds with a pool and gym. The 1912 property also includes a second-floor deck that overlooks the English-style garden.

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Address: 745 N Pasadena Ave Apt 6, Pasadena, CA

Price: $599,000

Details: Built in 1910, this charming Craftsman is in "one of Pasadena's oldest bungalow courts," according to the listing. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places, which means a tax abatement for the owner. The apartment includes an updated kitchen, a living room with brick fireplace, and a delightful fenced-in backyard.

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Address: 700 Berkshire Ave, La Canada Flintridge, CA

Price: $14,995,000

Details: Behold the "Crown Jewel Estate" of La Canada Flintridge, according to the listing. Indeed, the showcase home is believed to have been built for developer and U.S. Sen. Frank Flint. Built in 1918, the 18,000-square-foot home has four floors, eight bedrooms, six fireplaces, and a speak-easy.