April 2, 2000 |
Al and Simone Grossman live in a large, light-filled house perched in the hills overlooking Studio City. Designed in 1963 by the late Raphael Soriano, it was declared a historic-cultural monument by the city of Los Angeles in 1997. But more interesting than looks or pedigree is the fact that in the 35 years that the Grossmans have lived there, they have never had to paint anything, inside or out.
September 30, 1999 |
They were feeling pretty smug around the University of Southern California. Time magazine and the Princeton Review named USC the "college of the year," pointing out their admirable community service programs. But then the Trojan football team lost to Oregon 33-30 last Saturday, and quarterback Carson Palmer got sidelined with a broken collarbone. No matter. There is life beyond football at USC. Really. USC is the oldest university in the West.
October 25, 2001
7:30pm Pop Music Venezuelan rock en espanol group Los Amigos Invisibles, fresh off performances at this summer's big Watcha Tour, brings its seductive rumba-funk sound back to Orange County to the more intimate confines of Anaheim's House of Blues. * Los Amigos Invisibles, House of Blues, 1530 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim. 7:30 p.m. $15. (714) 778-2583.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 5, 2000 |
If there is one image that captures both the spirit of 20th-century design and the promise of a modern Los Angeles, it is a photograph of Carlotta Stahl's living room. The picture depicts two young women relaxing in a steel and glass box, seemingly suspended over the twinkling lights of a sprawling Los Angeles that stretches to the horizon and beyond.
June 4, 2008 |
The private owner of a Laurel Canyon home designed by Austrian architect Rudolf Schindler has donated the property to the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, the center announced today. The Modernist home is the third Schindler residence to come under the stewardship of the nonprofit MAK Center, which owns the mid-Wilshire Mackey Apartment House (1939) and has its headquarters in Schindler House (1921-22), the late architect's own residence on Kings Road in West Hollywood.
April 25, 2013 |
Xavier Veilhan, the Paris-based artist who last year turned Richard Neutra's VDL House in Silver Lake into a startling temporary gallery and later transformed Pierre Koenig's Case Study House No. 21 into a ghostly, smoke-filled, one-night-only installation, took over John Lautner's Sheats-Goldstein residence Wednesday evening for the third installment of his “Architectones” series in L.A. Veilhan showed four works, the centerpiece of which was...
HOME & GARDEN
April 22, 2011 |
Julius Shulman received his first Eastman Kodak Brownie as a gift while in high school. Brownie in hand, he proceeded to prodigiously photograph the bridges, streets and buildings of Los Angeles, as well as the local mountains he loved to hike, recalls Judy McKee, the daughter of the iconic photographer, who died two years ago at age 98. "My dad never missed an opportunity to take a photograph. We'd be driving along and he'd suddenly see something: 'Oh, look at that!' Then he'd stop the car, grab his camera, sometimes even climb up on the hood.
HOME & GARDEN
March 22, 2007 |
WHEN actress Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott bought a Fallbrook bed-and-breakfast for their new reality TV show, "Tori & Dean: Inn Love," the design brief was simple. "No floral sofas and no doilies," says Mike Valles, co-founder of Interior Illusions, the West Hollywood store that outfitted the newly christened Chateau La Rue (named for Spelling's pug) in three weeks. "Tori wanted Hollywood Regency glam." The red lounge, shown above, got a big bang for a few bucks.