73°

Topics

Paul Lieberstein
Paul Lieberstein's former tear-down now a serene family retreat
Paul Lieberstein's former tear-down now a serene family retreat

Paul Lieberstein was ready for a change. In 2000, he purchased a two-bedroom, one-bath Crestwood Hills home that was clinging to a hillside and sold as a tear-down. But a decade later, he and his wife, Janine Poreba, were expecting their first child, and he knew it was time to expand. "We brought in some floors and painted, but it was hardly enough," he said. The process began after architect Peter Grueneisen moved in next door. "He was not initially interested, as he was too busy," said Lieberstein, an actor, writer and producer known for his role as Toby on "The Office." "But the economic downturn worked in my favor." Although the Brentwood neighborhood is populated with...

Loading