The Hastings Residence, by architects Powers, Daly, & DeRosa(1954.) Turning its back to the street, an austere brick facade w/cascading stepped patio entrance gives only an indication of the mid-century modern compound that lies beyond. Past the front door, a u-shaped plan shelters vast expanses of floor to ceiling glass walls, & literally brings the landscape inside by way of an indoor/outdoor traversing koi pond & fiddle leaf fig tree grown from an indoor planter. 3BD/2BA at one end of home +bonus/guest w/1BA at the other. Original details are found throughout. Modern updates intertwine with & show respect for these details:custom plywood & maple cabinets w/cutaway pulls mimic the modest design of the original kitchen. Color blocks of tile in a bath & an outdoor shower pay homage to LAX's mosaic tiled tunnels.Cork floor is laid throughout living areas & bedrooms, w/the exception of original flagstone & slate. The flagstone continues outside surrounding the resort like pool & leading to the patio & garden areas. Current owners spent over a year out of the house, completing system updates to the highest caliber.High efficiency zoned HVAC units,ducting,roofing,plumbing,electrical rewire & panel,insulation,owned solar panels,solar pool heating,Cat6 wiring,& much more.In the highly sought after Bixby Knolls neighborhood of Long Beach-w/its tree lined streets, top rated schools, walkability to restaurants & shopping,& central location for commutes to Los Angeles or Orange County. Listed by Nate Cole, Coldwell Banker Coastal Alliance.