Crosby Doe
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Mere Real Estate It Is Not

Crosby Doe
“I was considered a kook at the beginning, because a lot of architectural styles that have become popular weren’t appreciated then.”

CROSBY DOE (LORI SHEPLER / Los Angeles Times)
Barry Sloane
“You have to remember that half the real estate that’s sold in greater L.A. is dreadful anyway. The great unwashed out there are very happy in their tedious houses that I would slash my wrists if I had to live in.”

BARRY SLOANE (LORI SHEPLER / Los Angeles Times)
John Solomon
John Solomon bought his Neutra-designed home from Crosby Doe. “The house has a certain flow and a dynamic that you can’t really work against,” he says. (GEORGE WILHELM / Los Angeles Times)
Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1923 La Miniatura
Crosby Doe found Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1923 La Miniatura for a client who has undertaken a $4-million restoration of the Pasadena home. (TIM STREET PORTER)
Roy Price-designed home
Barry Sloane matched Glenn Ballard with this Roy Price-designed home. “After 30 seconds, I knew this was the place,” Ballard says. (LAWRENCE K. HO / Los Angeles Times)
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