1969 Contemporary – Pittsburgh, PA – $439,000

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Added to OHD on 2/14/19   -   Last OHD Update: 3/19/19   -   35 Comments
2244 Harmain Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15235

Map: Street

Price

$439,000

Beds

3

Baths

3

SqFt

2568

Acres

0.51

Honoring its original design & the mid-century modern homes of its vintage, 2244 Harmain has been meticulously renovated with primary aesthetics & contemporary functionality in mind. On 3/4 of an acre, Harmain features classic windowed walls, a sunken living room with a brilliant 10 ft stone fireplace, eat/work-in kitchen, & sun-filled dining room. Featuring 3 bedrooms & 3 full baths, this single level residence offers stone accent walls, rich wood ceilings with naturally exposed beams & restored tracked lighting. Fully remodeled & restored, the kitchen presents stainless appliances, floor-to-ceiling windows, earthen & butcher block counters, custom cabinetry & slate flooring. Bedrooms provide 8 ft ceilings, hand-stained concrete floors, & low profile fans/lighting. Master bedroom suite offers abundant natural sunlight, custom closets, tiled shower & separate soaking tub with built-in, live foliage planter. 3 car garage, 2 high-efficiency furnaces, new plumbing & electrical.
Contact Information
Phil Anthony, Albert Anthony Real Estate
412-370-0572 / 412-422-3430
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35 Comments on 1969 Contemporary – Pittsburgh, PA – $439,000

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9797 comments
    Admin

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Open house Feb. 17, Sunday between 11am-2pm.

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  2. AvatarYenoors says: 6 comments

    Yes! Love it.

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  3. PhillipPhillip says: 175 comments
    1910 Tudor/craftsman mix

    Great find Kelly, one of the best MCM that i have ever seen on here. I truly hope that no one gets this and paints any of that woodwork. The wood, stone and slate all combine to make this house feel so natural. That great room with fireplace would be hard to ever leave.

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  4. AvatarStevenF says: 691 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1969 Regency
    Nashville, TN

    Love it. Can’t tell if the floor in the living room is original. The size and shape of the tiles is a bit contemporary. Still…a wonderful house.

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    • AvatarDoug Augustin says: 5 comments

      Personal opinion says it has been changed. Look where it joins the random stone in pic 11. Very awkward transition.

      • Avatarmiles227 says: 187 comments
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        1955 Storybook Ranch
        Northridge, CA

        I would also guess the tile is newer, but the transition looks more awkward in the photo because there’s a couple steps in between the tile and stone. It’s hard to see, but the description does say sunken living room. It’s not a bad choice in tile in the living room, but stone would be better. I would have to change out the newer bathroom tile and vanities, but otherwise this house is perfect. In PA you could grow green screens pretty fast if you were concerned about privacy and the windows. And there is an empty and neglected pool to deal with. This is a neat little pocket of moderns and this one looks like the nicest.

    • RosewaterRosewater says: 4332 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      That rectangular tile looks new to me too Steven. Surely originally had the same great flags as elsewhere: maybe concrete; (?). VERY nice mod..

      Concrete floors are great in AZ; but PA? Radiant floor heat would make it do-able.

      Nice job on the kitchen.

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      • Miss-Apple37Miss-Apple37 says: 773 comments
        1875 Limestone house
        Loire Valley, France,

        Maybe they put a radiant heat floor system under these newer tiles?

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      • jeklstudiojeklstudio says: 891 comments
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        1947 Ranch
        OR

        Agree with you Rosewater. I think cement might have been the original floor, those rectangle tiles look very modern–not ‘Mod’. Let’s hope they had the foresight to put in the underfloor heat. I like the flags too.

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  5. Avatarzoomy says: 480 comments

    I don’t like MCMs, but this house is a beauty! Wow, even I could live in this one. Love it, everything about it. Is that a wine rack in PHoto 18? I don’t get that built-in. No pulls on the drawers. Puzzling me. Great house, though. Can’t get over how light and bright and beautiful it is.

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  6. Avatarr myers says: 25 comments

    Love the tub!

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  7. AvatarIngajane says: 25 comments

    I adore this house! Hot cup of tea with a fire and a good book. It really captures the spirit of MCM. Just add some lovely Danish modern And we are good. Astunner for sure.

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  8. AvatarNik Mills says: 11 comments

    It’s interesting that houses of this era are now becoming “Old” Houses.
    This is a perfect example of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian idea of indoor and outdoor merging. It’s also got a commercial building flavor – which I adore.
    I’m suspicious that the shower tile is not original.
    Very interesting home. I’m glad to see it posted.

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  9. AvatarKandi says: 29 comments

    My dream home!

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  10. Avatarmontana channing says: 241 comments

    drawers with pulls – how 19th century. this place is phenomenal. light and more light. and the marble bath – yummy!!

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  11. AvatarSandy B says: 376 comments
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    2001 craftsman farmhouse
    Bainbridge Island, WA

    This house is a sublime MCM. Even with absolutely no decoration/furnishings, it stands alone in quiet compatibility of materials. The upgrades…appliances, etc. make no intrusion on the original design intent. I applaud the owners.

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  12. AvatarMark Gibson says: 15 comments

    Look at all the different floor materials. So love the living room & kitchen floors. Amazing open spaces. Love this one!!

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  13. PlasterboyPlasterboy says: 98 comments

    I love it but not the wood….well not all of it.

  14. AvatarCindy Harris says: 1 comments

    Gah love the window, the wood, the space……

  15. AvatarJames Dunbar says: 2 comments

    Not a fan of floor to ceiling windows but I do like it. sortof. Love Frank Lloyd Wright as an architect. Had to look up what another commenter mentioned by the term Usonian. Now I see what they meant. Like some aspects of this while some stimulate my anxiety of being too open. Still I do like the feel of somethings, like the way it looks like a park like setting as a professional building or museum or library would. Straight, clean 90 degree angled lines. …..

  16. AvatarAlicia P says: 21 comments

    Nice.

  17. AvatarJudy says: 9 comments

    Love everything about this house. The updates are in line with the original esthetic. A real beauty! I could definitely see myself there.

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  18. AvatarPamela Klocek says: 12 comments

    Usually not a fan of MCM but this is wonderful.

    That being said- it would be better if it were not a glass house along the freeway or so close to neighbors.. Better suited on a private acreage maybe?

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  19. AvatarRavenMaven says: 1 comments

    COVET!!! ♥️♥️♥️

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  20. AvatarCate says: 127 comments
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    Milwaukee, WI

    MCM is not a favorite of mine, but this one I could get used to pretty quickly! LOVE all the floor to ceiling windows and hope they are at least double paned. Have a great fire going, a nice comfy chair and a table at the window to do puzzles or read a book. I imagined all sorts of lovely landscaping going on as I gazed through my windows.Some lovely shrubs against the fencing, flowers and trees would make this property.

    Not crazy about the bathroom, but the bigger worry is always the flat roof.

  21. Avatarwturner says: 10 comments

    I’m not a fan of MCM homes, but this one is wonderful. I’d live here in a heartbeat. Beautiful natural feel to this home.

  22. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9797 comments
    Admin

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Showing off market, I assume it received an offer. That’s how fast they sometimes go. 🙂

  23. AvatarRebecca says: 38 comments

    Great house and I don’t typically fall for Mid Century homes, but I love this. I hope nobody ruins what remains of the original design. Great find. I like seeing these. I’m becoming partial to the great designs from the 1950’s and early 1960’s.

  24. SueSue says: 265 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1802 Cape
    ME

    Before discovering this delightful group I never really gave Mid century homes a second thought. I am now a convert.

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    • AvatarSandy B says: 376 comments
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      2001 craftsman farmhouse
      Bainbridge Island, WA

      Sue, that supports one of the most important tenets of historic preservation ….education. Nice to hear it from you. 👍

  25. ErnieErnie says: 205 comments

    while I am not a fan of this home style, I do like the kitchen & I LOVE the big floor to ceiling windows.

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