Thom Mayne
Ray Bradbury's house: The postmortem

The house that Ray Bradbury lived in for 50 years in Los Angeles' Cheviot Hills neighborhood was torn down this month by "starchictect" Thom Mayne, who bought it for $1.765 million and plans to build a new house on the lot. What happened? Why did fans of the author of "The Martian Chronicles," "Something Wicked This Way Comes" and "Fahrenheit 451" not get a chance to make their case that the house be saved? Here's a breakdown of the Case of Ray Bradbury's Demolished House. May 2014: Bradbury's house is listed for sale for $1.495 million. "10265 Cheviot Drive is perhaps Cheviot Hill's most important address. For more...