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$1,200,000
3730 S 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
6 Beds
3 Baths
2,650 SqFt

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Listing Provided By Mony Ty (801-467-9000) with Summit Sotheby's International Realty.
About 15 years ago, I had decided to knock on the door of a home that I wanted to know more about. A mid-century treasure, tucked way back off a side road, with fifty-foot pines in front and a dry gully in the back. An elderly Chinese man opened the door and told me his storyand what a story he had. Hailing from the little city of Ogden, this 5'9 man became a giant in Salt Lake City.For you to understand the true significance of this home, you would also have to understand what this period was like for a minority individual. Asian Americans had to knock on the doors of the neighborhood residents to see if they were permitted to buy in the area. Not only did this man buy in the area, but he also designed and built a pretty amazing life. He was part of the founding class at the University of Utah School of Architecture, in 1952. He was also the first person of Asian descent, and the first ever person of color to become a licensed architect in Utah. Aside from raising two sons and five daughters with his wife, Merrie, Will went on to design over 250 buildings over a 40-year career. He was eventually honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). William Will Wing Louie was an artist, and just like in his art, the attention paid to detail in his home is very apparent. From the beautiful rosewood door handles to the organic colors and textures in the salt-glazed bricksthe same bricks you see used in his buildings throughout this city everything was carefully considered. The home is sited in such a way that the wall of glass in back takes full advantage of the views overlooking the gully. The home is anchored in front by columns of pine trees and enveloped by a peaceful garden. Posts and beams create volume and openness among the public spaces on the main level, while the lower level is reserved for the bedrooms. The influence of Japanese post and beam design is clear, as well as the modern movement of that period. This home has received nothing but love and appreciation from the time it was birthed. It has seen the changes of seasons, the arrival of ten grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. A world that's very different than when this all started, has grown up around it. This home is compelling not just for its design, but because of the man who brought it to life.
  • Price:
  • $1,200,000
  • Bedrooms:
  • 6
  • Full Baths:
  • 3
  • Square Footage:
  • 2,650
  • Acreage:
  • 0.61
  • Year Built:
  • 1963
  • Listing ID #:
  • 1841872
  • Street Address:
  • 3730 S 1900 E
  • City:
  • Salt Lake City
  • State:
  • Utah
  • Postal Code:
  • 84106
  • County:
  • Salt Lake
  • Community:
  • Salt Lake City- So. Salt Lake
  • Listing Status:
  • Active
  • Listing Type:
  • Single Family Residence
3
out of 5

William Penn School
Public
School Grade Level K-6
School Students 660 students
School Teachers 28 student/
teacher
3
out of 5

Olympus High School
Public
School Grade Level 10-12
School Students 1440 students
School Teachers 25 student/
teacher
3
out of 5

Evergreen Jr High School
Public
School Grade Level 7-9
School Students 721 students
School Teachers 25 student/
teacher
  • Approximate Total Liveable Area:
  • 2650
  • Basement Description:
  • Full, Walk-Out Access
  • Building Condition:
  • Blt./Standing
  • Construction Description:
  • Brick
  • Construction Status:
  • Blt./Standing
  • Exterior Features:
  • Balcony, Basement Entrance, Entry (foyer), Skylights, Sliding Glass Doors, Walkout, Patio: Open
  • Finished Above Ground Square Footage:
  • 1325
  • Fireplace:
  • Yes
  • Flooring:
  • Carpet, Hardwood, Vinyl
  • Interior Features:
  • Alarm: Security, Bath: Master, Closet: Walk-In, Disposal, Oven: Wall, Range: Countertop, Range: Down Vent
  • Number Of Fireplaces:
  • 1
  • Patio Description:
  • Patio: Open
  • Percentage Of Basement Finished:
  • 100
  • Stories:
  • 2
  • Style:
  • Rambler/Ranch
  • Total Building Square Footage:
  • 2650
  • Type Of Roof:
  • Tar/Gravel
  • View:
  • Mountain(s)
  • Windows:
  • Blinds
  • Year Built:
  • 1963
  • Conforms To Zoning:
  • Single-Family
  • Existing Land Use:
  • Single Family
  • Lot Features:
  • Fenced: Part, Road: Paved, Secluded, Sprinkler: Auto-Full, Terrain: Grad Slope, View: Mountain, Wooded, Drip Irrigation: Auto-Full, Private
  • Lot Square Footage:
  • 26571.6
  • Topography:
  • Fenced: Part, Road: Paved, Secluded Yard, Sprinkler: Auto-Full, Terrain: Grad Slope, View: Mountain, Wooded, Drip Irrigation: Auto-Full, Private
  • Vegetation:
  • Landscaping: Full, Mature Trees, Pines, Terraced Yard
  • Zoning Description:
  • 1210
  • Days On Market:
  • 79
  • Included In Sale:
  • Alarm System, Dryer, Freezer, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Storage Shed(s), Washer
  • On Market Date:
  • 2022-09-16
  • Originating Mls:
  • Utahrealestate.Com
  • Terms:
  • Cash, Conventional
  • Property Taxes:
  • $4,174
  • Bedrooms On Main Level:
  • 1
  • Laundry:
  • Electric Dryer Hookup, Gas Dryer Hookup
  • Master Bedroom Location:
  • Basement
  • Total Rooms:
  • 15
  • Covered Parking Spaces:
  • 2
  • Garage Parking Spaces:
  • 2
  • Has Attached Garage:
  • Yes
  • Has Garage:
  • Yes
  • Parking Spaces:
  • 2
  • Appliances:
  • Dryer, Freezer, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Cooling System:
  • Central Air, Window Unit(s)
  • Existing Water:
  • Culinary
  • Has Central Air Conditioning:
  • Yes
  • Heating:
  • Forced Air, Gas: Central
  • Sewage Type:
  • Sewer: Connected
  • Utilities:
  • Natural Gas Connected, Electricity Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Connected
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  • Listing Provided By Mony Ty (801-467-9000) with Summit Sotheby's International Realty.
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