Walter Wisznia, one of the most famous architects of Corpus Christi, designed this mid-century modern house in the early 1950s.

The modern stone, wood and glass molding is still a modern classic and the best part is its location.

Designed by renowned architect Walter Wisznia, the house at 3600 Aransas is an example of mid-1950s modern design with its flat planes, molded exterior and large windows.

Just a short walk from Corpus Christi Bay and Ropes Park, the house is on a prime corner lot between Ocean Drive and Santa Fe Streets in one of Corpus Christi’s most desirable neighborhoods at 3600 Aransas St.

The second owner, Joel Landin, has taken great care to improve and update this timeless classic, which is now on sale for the second time in its long life.

Why did you choose this house: Warm, welcoming neighborhood and the pull of the curb

I would change one thing about my house: Add a pool

Best Home Project I Completed Here And Why: A large four car driveway and sidewalks were added to enhance the character of the house

A household item I can’t live without (and why): The specially made wet bar

A built-in wet bar with a granite top anchors the living and dining areas.

I Get ideas / inspiration for my house from: Observation of other houses in this area

Something nobody knows about my home: I am the second owner. I was fortunate enough to receive the original Walter Wisznia blueprints.

I save a lot of money at home by: Adding extra insulation to the attic

Places to find home furnishings: Dillard’s home textiles

The best thing about my home: Large windows allow a wonderful view of the outside and the warmth of natural light from almost every room

The large master bedroom overlooks a terrace and an oversized garden.  The large windows ensure a beautiful interior and exterior transition.

A home that I would like to see from the inside: The White House

One current home trend that I like: The open floor plans.

Three words that describe my home: Location, style and beauty

What I like best about my home (and why): The hotel is in a quiet, friendly and welcoming neighborhood. This quiet area is in close proximity to parks and beautiful Ocean Drive. Great area for walking your dog, jogging, and water sports

My house’s most acclaimed feature: Wonderful curb appeal

If my kitchen walls could speak Does anyone cook?

A fully renovated kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and plenty of custom cabinetry.

Favorite room (and why): Living room. Huge windows bring nature in! Perfect for bird watching, reading, and napping on a lazy afternoon

My next home project: Maintain at home, no more projects

A fun story about my home: During the update, a contractor stepped in the glass of one of the windows

Favorite book or magazine at home and why: Coastal Living, good source of ideas

Unannounced guests would find my home: Peaceful and charming

I will always have space in my house for: For a stranger in need

My home can never have too many: Meeting with family and friends

Over the house:

  • 3600 Aransas St., Corpus Christi
  • $ 486,500
  • 3/3/2
  • 3,075 sq. Ft.


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