An uncovered courtyard is the centerpiece of this former home of Astrodome and ex-Houston Post building architect Ralph Anderson, who designed the 1,805-sq.-ft. space and lived there leading up to his death in 1990. The 2-bedroom 2-bath house features floor-to-ceiling windows and brick floors arrayed around the central atrium, which held a large tree until early last year. The 1959 home, now housing a much smaller tree in a courtyard planter, went on the market a week and a half ago at $875,000.
The front door is set into a patterned concrete wall:
Mirrored walls in the living room create the illusion of further depth:
Here’s the open kitchen, stocked with gray shaker cabinets and marble countertops:
The countertops extend to the built-in sideboard, which also houses a wine fridge:
Floor-to-ceiling windows line the hallway leading into the master bedroom:
White brick wall contrasts the black of the brick floor:
- 1638 Banks St. [HAR]