Los Angeles Times Home of the Week: Marmol Radziner Desert House

Los Angeles Times Home of the Week: Marmol Radziner Desert House

It is the house that won new respect for factory-built prefab housing: Leo Marmol’s sleek, solar-powered, steel-and-glass Desert House in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. It has been Marmol’s weekend house since he built it in 2005, but it is now listed for sale for $1.85 million. The buyer will have a unique home that has been […]

L.A. Land Blog

L.A. Land Blog

Listings: The Hong Residence, Los Feliz If there is a real estate bubble, and it is popping, well, that’s going to be a somewhat depressing story to read about every day. And LA Land does not want to be completely depressing, so we mix in items like this one — our attempt to celebrate the […]

Hauser Magazine (German)

Hauser Magazine (German)

Houses Today Iconic Homes Clients such as film producer Joel Silver are a firm favourite with realtor Crosby Doe. In 1985, Silver, one of the makers of “Matrix”, purchased the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Storer House. He then had the property restored at great expense, and generated a great deal of publicity too: “Joel had so many […]

GQ Japan

GQ Japan

Written by Hiroyuki Kushida Crosby Doe — A realtor who knows everything about and deals only in modern vintage homes. Over the past few years, we’ve introduced you to several modern vintage homes for sale in this magazine. All of them are masterpieces that make people that are into this kind of thing drool. So […]

Los Angeles Times: Home of the Week: A piece of L.A. history

Los Angeles Times: Home of the Week: A piece of L.A. history

Home of the Week: A piece of L.A. history Lloyd Wright design was preserved by the tuneful Newman family. By Ruth Ryon, Times Staff Writer The Alfred Newman musical clan gathered the other day to say their goodbyes to a Pacific Palisades home that has played host to many musicians since it was built in […]

Realtor Magazine: Architectural Diamonds

Realtor Magazine: Architectural Diamonds

Architectural Diamonds Unique homes command premium – if you can make the case. Written by Robert Freeman It’s not every market that boasts for-sale homes by architecture luminaries such as Frank Lloyd Wright or Frank Gehry. But in Beverly Hills and parts of Los Angeles, homes by Wright and other architects of national reputation aren’t uncommon. […]

Rodney Walker’s Case Study House #16 in duplicate

Rodney Walker’s Case Study House #16 in duplicate

Case Study, in duplicate Rodney Walker’s landmark House 16 helped to define modern living but then was demolished. Now his sons have brought it back — twice. Written by Bettijane Levine, Times Staff Writer CRAIG and Bruce Walker live 20 miles apart but awake each morning in nearly identical new hilltop homes, post-and-beam structures with […]

Wallpaper* Magazine: Realtor Check

Wallpaper* Magazine: Realtor Check

Realtor Check International Design Interiors Lifestyle A response to the rising demand of young modernist, architecturally minded real estate agencies are taking off around the world. Nowhere has the cult of mid-century taking hold as strongly as it has in LA and, according to the experts, interest in signature modernist properties has reached intense new […]

Harper’s Bazaar Australia

Harper’s Bazaar Australia

Meet the Starchitects With luxury homes valued at $75 million, there’s a new type of namedropping in Hollywood. Written by Aaron Peasley Hollywood folk have always had their obsessions. From fast cars to expensive art collections, couture fashion, and rock & roll; it’s a town with a never-ending hunger for finding the latest thing. Over […]

Departures Magazine: How To Buy A Masterpiece

Departures Magazine: How To Buy A Masterpiece

How To Buy A Masterpiece From Prairie School to International Style, important 20th-century homes are being snapped up by collectors. By Mark Van de Walle “I really didn’t need another one,” says David Zander, recalling his recent decision to buy the Schaffer Residence, a redwood-and-glass house in Glendale, California. Designed in 1949 by Frank Lloyd […]