1. Manhattan Beach, Calif.
MGM built this beach house in 1934 to provide temporary housing for movie stars such as Ronald Colman and Errol Flynn. The four-bedroom home has three fireplaces and a rooftop deck with hot tub and outdoor kitchen. $5,650,000. Gerard Bisignano, Peninsula Sotheby’s International Realty, (310) 541-8271
2. St. Paul, Minn.
Commissioned by local furrier Abe Engleson and designed in streamline moderne style, this 1939 home features a floor-to-ceiling glass-brick wall. The two-bedroom home features a bar room and a sunken dining room. $549,000. Bridget and Robert Crepeau, Edina Realty, (612) 790-0139
3. Margate, N.J.
This 1926 art deco house sits less than 300 feet from the Atlantic Ocean. Features include a hot tub and a steam shower, while one of the six bedrooms has a wraparound deck. $2,300,000. Ronnie Alper, Prudential Fox and Roach, (609) 822-4200
4. Miami Beach, Fla.
At 16,000 square feet, Temple House is the largest home in South Beach. The five-bedroom home, built in 1933, has 30-foot ceilings and a deck with three waterfalls and an infinity-edge pool. $7,500,000. Daniel Davidson, owner, (786) 280-6565
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5. Highland Park, Texas
This three-bedroom home was featured in the Texas Centennial Exposition of 1936. It has slate floors, walk-in closets, a pool, and a hot tub, as well as a guest apartment with bathroom and kitchenette. $399,000. Nancy Dietrich, Briggs Freeman Real Estate Brokerage, (469) 693-2508
6. Coral Gables, Fla.
Built in 1939, this four-bedroom house features a mix of art deco and art moderne design. Details include kitchen cabinetry handmade in Colombia and floors made from limestone and Calcutta Gold marble. $4,450,000. Audrey Ross, Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell Inc., Realtors/Christie’s Great Estates, (305) 960-2500
7. Hermosa Beach, Calif.
This 1936 art deco home has multiple terraces and balconies overlooking the Pacific. The four-bedroom home retains period furnishings and tray ceilings, and a master suite with sun deck occupies the entire top floor. $4,995,000. Christophe Choo, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (310) 777-6342