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  • The best houses of all time in L.A.

    No sooner can you get out the words "best houses in Southern California" than hands will go up asking what that means, reflecting the subjectivity for compiling such a list. Clearly, there's more than one way to measure the beauty, utility and...
  • Haralamb Georgescu's midcentury Pasinetti house renovated

    In Los Angeles, where it seems every architecturally significant modernist house has been documented, studied, photographed and published several times over, the 1958 Pasinetti residence has proved to be that rare surprise: a little known midcentury gem...
  • Against all elements

    Termites by the thousands were chewing through the frame of architect Russell K. Johnson's Santa Monica condominium. Even a hefty dose of pesticide couldn't kill the destructive insects. "They just kept eating away," he said. Frustrated, he decided to...
  • The dream job for a voyeur

    The dream job for a voyeur
    FOR as long as he can remember, the photographer Tim Street-Porter has been a voyeur. Curiosity, not perversity, drives him to peer behind strangers' doors. Fortunately for the many people who have seen the architectural wonders of Los Angeles through his...
  • A fires survivor

    A fire’s survivor
    BEFORE James and Anne Hubbell's home was reborn this year, before it caught fire in 2003, even before its first indoor kitchen was built in the early 1960s, the place looked different from other houses. Like a hobbit's retreat, perhaps, or an oversized...
  • Home and garden events in the Southland

    SATURDAY Irrigation class: Consultant Bob Galbreath discusses smart irrigation controllers in a workshop sponsored by the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants. Beginning in 2010, only weather-based irrigation controllers, or WBIC,...
  • A muse for the masses

    Tijuana -- James Hubbell, nearly 71 years old and still inclined to daydreams of dragonfly wings, steers his white Dodge van with eerie calm through hellish binational traffic. Behind him, he keeps at hand a tape measure, a bag of mortar, a builder's...
  • Glamour factory

    With a plaster lamp in the shape of a poodle, Phyllis Morris built a home furnishings empire from a factory in West Hollywood. "As the decades went by, it became more and more frivolous to make furniture here," says the late designer's daughter, Jamie...
  • Vanity photography hits home

    In the two years since Diane and David Glean purchased their 1960s post-and-beam in Brentwood, practically the only visitors have been a steady stream of restoration specialists. But now that every tile and midcentury sofa is in place, the last specialist...
  • Food lovers' Christmas wish list

    When I was a kid we didn't have a lot at Christmas, but we always had the Wish Book, a.k.a. the Sears Christmas catalog. Don't get me wrong, we weren't Waltons poor by any means -- no tangerines and balls of string under our trees -- but in the mid-...
  • Dreams of an endless summer

    Dreams of an endless summer
    By Richard Rayner Off the southwest coast of Finland are more than 80,000 small islands left by the retreating ice 10,000 years ago. Some of the islands are mere rocks, washed by the cool waters of the Baltic, but many are covered in pine and fir trees...