1939 - The Alfio Bissiri House by R.M. Schindler, Los Angeles CA. Built, but often listed as unbuilt. Schindler, according to neighbors, had an affair with Bissiri's wife and was fired. Schindler distanced himself from the project after that. Sketch by RM Stone Architects June, 1939. #rmschindler
Congratulations to DSH // architecture @dsharc for winning docomomo's Residential Design Award of Excellence for their restoration of the Anastasia and Luby Bubeshko Apartments by R.M. Schindler, 1941. “Restoration of the Bubeshko Apartments is interesting not only because of what was done but because of what was not done. Instead of transforming the complex into luxury condominium pods, the owners and restoration team gave careful consideration to both the original intent of the architect and original owners thus insuring this unique addition to the cultural life of Los Angeles will be admired and enjoyed for years to come.” - Justin Davidson Client: Madeleine Brand & Joe DeMarie Restoration Team: Eric Haas, AIA & Chava Danielson, AIA - DSH Architecture (Restoration Architects) Joe DeMarie (General Contractor)
Sold. The Kallis-Sharlin Residence, by R.M. Schindler, 1946 (with later additions by Josef Van der Kar and Leroy Miller). A very big congratulations to both the sellers and buyers of this extraordinary design. The buyers are current Schindler owners who intend to restore the original exposed wood details as pictured in this photograph (which includes Schindler!) by Dr. Fritz Block, a German-Jewish architect born in 1889. (Block had been a partner in the Hamburg-based practice Block and Hochfeld between 1921 and 1938, when he fled the Nazi regime and moved to the US. Settling in Los Angeles (“Weimar on the Pacific”), he became known as Fred and established “Dr. Block Color Productions.” Please see Susan Morgan's excellent article "Almost Lost, Then Found" from January 25, 2017 in Modernmag.com. #rmschindler#kallissharlinresidence#crosbydoe#architectureforsale#architecture
Pamela Shamshiri restored her historic R. M. Schindler house, bringing out the original features and adding a few new touches. A real standout is this Wooly Nelson chair by the Haas brothers, not quite what you'd expect in a bathroom but somehow it just works!