Rebuilding a Malibu landmark -- Castle Kashan
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Rebuilding a Malibu landmark -- Castle Kashan

“Princess” Lilly Lawrence looks over the destruction of her Malibu home, which was burned in the October fires. (Ken Hively, Los Angeles Times)
Owned by the daughter of an exiled Iranian oil minister, the Castle Kashan towered over the Malibu coast below. (Ken Hively, Los Angeles Times)
What once was: Now burned to the ground, the Castle Kashan boasted an ornate foyer with a 40-foot-high ceiling. (Ken Hively, Los Angeles Times)
The landmark Malibu castle was destroyed in an early morning brush fire in October. (Ken Hively, Los Angeles Times)
A landmark property on a dramatic hillside location, the Castle Kashan was listed for $17 million at the time it was destroyed in the Malibu fires. (Ken Hively, Los Angeles Times)
What once was: the garden room inside the Castle Kashan, which was destroyed in the October fires. (Ken Hively, Los Angeles Times)
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