The Problem With Pools

Southern California’s most enduring lifestyle trope is also a major contributor to our state’s worsening water emergency. A homeowner recounts his lonely battle to turn his seldom-used pool from blue to green . . . and finds an unexpected happy ending.
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Beverly Hills Mega Mansion ‘The One’ Sells At Less Than Half Its Listing Price

The 100,000 square foot property sold for a paltry $126 million at a bankruptcy auction

Ex-Chateau Marmont Boss Seeks to Open New Hotel in Los Angeles

The hotel will be located on Hollywood and Vine, across from Capitol Records

Modernism Week: Palm Springs Goes Mondo Mid-Century for 11-Day Festival

Here's all the information you need on tours, experiences, and books signing events for this year's Modernism Week
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The One: Only Crypto-Curious Investors Can Save Nile Niami’s Bel-Air Monster Mansion Now

The “world’s most expensive home” will be auctioned to the highest bidder next month unless the mega-developer can interest investors in his cryptocurrency plan to rescue The One

Beverly Hills Golden Triangle Will Get LVMH Treatment With Hotel Cheval Blanc

The estimated three-year construction project will span entire south side of the Little Santa Monica Blvd block between Beverly Drive and Rodeo

When a Celebrated Mid-Century House Becomes a Home

The house Alexandra Becket grew up in has been photographed by Julius Shulman and was recently purchased by Ellen DeGeneres. For her, its value will always be in the stories it holds
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How the Eye-Catching iT House Became the “It” House of the High Desert

Architect Linda Taalman’s prefab home has created a community of creatives looking for solitude in the Mojave

Southern California’s Roadside Architecture in All Its Glowing, Midcentury Glory

In the new book 'Gas and Glamour,' photographer Ashok Sinha celebrates the region's most wonderful—and functional—architectural oddities