Mid-century co-op unit in the Tamarisk Country Club area of Rancho Mirage.
The Adelman Residence, 1956, designed by O'Neil Ford, FAIA (once noted as the best unknown architect in America) & U.S.C. architect Thornton Abell, FAIA.
First offering: The DeVault Residence, 1958, Herbert Kameon, AIA. The tenets of Organic Architecture as espoused by Wright and Harris are strictly adhered to in what is reputed to be Herbert Kameon’s first residential commission.
A Rare 19th century Creole great house standing on 8-1/2 acres in St Lucia. This stately and gracious Island residence is set within a lush and vibrant park-like nature preserve overlooking Castries Harbor.
Los Angeles has a long and distinguished history of urban courtyard housing. Strangely, almost no such courtyards have been built in Los Angeles since the early 1930’s. In 2000, Elizabeth Moule and Stefanos Polyzoides, Architects and Urbanists, revived the tradition of courtyard housing at Harpe
Rudolph Schindler’s Roth Residence, 1946 with recent studio space by Barbara Bestor: Unless prepared, one’s first reaction to the Roth Residence is likely astonishment.
First Offering! The Alexander House, 1951, by architect John Lautner, FAIA. With several distinct iterations, drawings of the Alexander House at the Getty Research Library attest to a strong dialog between the client and architect.
This ideal So-Cal Modern indoor/outdoor lifestyle by post-war U.S.C. architect Nisan Yale Matlin, A.I.A. is carefully updated in the spirit of the style over a thoughtful 10 year period by architectural designer Darrick F. Martin.
J. Smeaton Chase estimated in 1923 the total full-time population of Palm Springs to be less than 200 souls, including the native population.
According to architectural historian David Gebhard: "The high point of architecture and design in the L.A. area occurred in 1939 and 1940".