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This week: Homes of the 1930s

1. Pacific Palisades, Calif. This idiosyncratic four-bedroom brick home is located on the Pacific Palisades hills overlooking the beach and the ocean. The 1938 residence features a billiards room with imported 18th-century English paneling, an antique bar, a roof deck, and a master bedroom with a fireplace. The property includes a level adjacent lot with gardens. $3,495,000. Frank Langen, Deasy/Penner & Partners, (310) 275-1000

2. Washington, D.C. This four-bedroom Cape Cod–style home, built in 1936, is located in the American University Park neighborhood. The house has a fully fenced yard, a rear patio, and a slate roof. Interior highlights include a sunny breakfast room, a den with a wet bar, and a finished lower level with its own kitchen and entrance. $1,425,000. Susan P. Jaquet, Long & Foster Cos., (202) 365-8118 

3. Madison, Wis. Set on the banks of Lake Mendota, this 1936 brick Georgian was formerly the home of Gov. Patrick Lucey. The five-bedroom house features multiple fireplaces, dentil crown molding, two large screened porches, and a large kitchen addition. It sits near a country club on a one-acre property with a private dock and 220 feet of lake frontage. $1,900,000. Shelly Sprinkman, Sprinkman Real Estate, (608) 294-7777

 4. Palm Beach, Fla. Located blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, this five-bedroom 1938 home sits on a one-acre property that includes a pool, a guesthouse, and lush landscaping. Interior details include Lutron lighting and music systems, a new kitchen with white-marble counters, and multiple sets of French doors that open to the outdoors. $8,600,000. Paulette and Dana Koch, Corcoran Group Real Estate, (561) 346-8639

 5. North Barrington, Ill. This four-bedroom 1931 home is located near the Cuba Marsh Forest Preserve on an eight-acre property that includes a guesthouse, a pool, two ponds, and a 12-car garage. The home’s interior features cathedral ceilings, arched doorways, and elaborate millwork. $2,400,000. Meladee Hughes, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (312) 636-8020

 6. Austin Inspired by the 1937 sci-fi film Lost Horizon, this art moderne home was built in 1939 for department store owner Herbert Bohn. Located on a bluff above Pease Park, the home has views of downtown Austin. Interior details include porthole windows, a circular doorway fitted with a retractable gumwood door, and a stairway with a glass-beaded aluminum handrail. $1,700,000. John Teinert, Austin Fine Properties, (512) 477-8884

Steal of the week
7. St. Paul, Minn. This three-bedroom Tudor, built in 1932, is located near two colleges and is a short walk from the Missis-sippi River. Interior details include a fireplace, a dining room with built-in corner cabinets, and an eat-in kitchen. A second-story deck overlooks the rear yard. $254,600. Tom and Henry Edelstein, Coldwell Banker Burnet, (651) 698-2481

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