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When architectural beauties go Hollywood

Any home designed by the revered Richard Neutra naturally captures the architectural spotlight. But the 1953 Schaarman House is owned by advertising icon Jeffrey B. Gorman — a man who appreciates its star appeal as much as its dramatic beauty. With his help, it’s amassed a string of film and...

Posted 7 months ago
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Great news for landmark architecture

For a company that admires and cares about architectural treasures as much as we do, learning of a new Getty Foundation initiative to preserve landmark 20th century designs around the world was exciting and inspiring. We’re doubly thrilled that two of the ten designs chosen for the Getty’s...

Posted 3 years ago
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What does the architect of Griffith Park Observatory design for his own family? A 1908 Craftsman treasure, polished for its second century

In 1908, as the Greene brothers were completing the iconic Gamble House, architect Frederic Ashley (whose later projects would include Griffith Park Observatory) was putting the finishing touches on another Craftsman masterpiece blocks away. Today the three-story home, created for his own family,...

Posted 3 years ago