The LA You May Not Know – Castles, featuring Crosby Doe

The LA You May Not Know – Castles, featuring Crosby Doe

Story by Patrick Campbell When you think of castles in Southern California, you might think of Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland, or Hearst Castle in San Simeon, or perhaps the Magic Castle in Hollywood. But there are castle style buildings all around us in LA. They come in all sizes, from large hotels and apartment […]

China: Luxury Properties – The Walker Residence

China: Luxury Properties – The Walker Residence

Architect Rodney Walker built his family home on a hilltop overlooking Ojai, California, an enclave northwest of Los Angeles known for its hiking, spiritual retreats and organic farms that is dubbed the Shangri-La of Southern California. His former home, known as the Walker Residence, utilises an equilateral triangle for its architectural footprint, an approach common among his […]

Los Angeles Confidential: Real Estate Royalty

Los Angeles Confidential: Real Estate Royalty

Real Estate Royalty By Michael Ventre Photograph by Blake Little Crosby Doe Crosby Doe Associates Real estate philosophy: Architecture is to general real estate as [famed Abstract Expressionist] Sam Francis lithographs are to gift wrap. Favorite career moment: It was the simple joy of seeing the [Richard Neutra-designed] Barsha Residence restored from near-total destruction. Like […]

USC News: Williams the Conqueror – Breathless in Brentwood

USC News: Williams the Conqueror – Breathless in Brentwood

By Shashank Bengali The real-estate listing was more rapt than usual: “Exceptional classic Paul Williams traditional poised on an amazing 3/4-acre lot in prime Brentwood Park…. Absolutely gorgeous grounds, romantic patios…. True perfection.” Classics don’t age, and Paul Williams-designed homes – with an easy luxury that surpasses trends and time – remain in demand today, […]