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Property Porn: An SF Icon With A Rocky Past for $2.5M

A famous, luxurious, angular, and remarkably unique house in Potrero Hill designed by architect demi-God Daniel Solomon for under $3 million? We'll take two. 

Here are the specs: 

Location: 610 Rhode Island

Asking Price: $2,500,000

Bedrooms:

Baths: 1.5 

Time on the Market: 2 months 

The infamous Kronos House was built back in 1989 for Joan Jeanrenaud, a cellist for the avant-garde Kronos Quartet, and her husband, movie sound track producer Pat Gleeson. At the time, the home – designed by Maybeck Award-winning architect Daniel Solomon – was so controversial that a New York Times article cited neighbors calling it " a blight on the landscape," the worst thing that's ever happened to this neighborhood,'' and ''a disgrace.'' Yikes!

Since then, the ultra-modern house has overcome its initial setback, and even starred in the movie The Joy Luck Club.

The unique home features a domed oculus in the center, 24-foot ceilings, walls of gray-blue Italian plaster and perforated metal, a cylindrical staircase, dark hardwood floors, a fireplace, and a three-car parking garage. The Garden Court features abstract walls, a water feature, and plum trees. There's nothing disgraceful about a water feature, right? 

The house has been on the market several times before with no success, but that's probably just because it was waiting for you to scoop it up. When you do, invite us over!