Writer Susan Orlean Restores a Schindler Classic in L.A.

Writer Susan Orlean Restores a Schindler Classic in L.A.

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By Debra Spark
A literary couple embrace the quirks of a California modernist. Twice.

When writer Susan Orlean was posting pictures of her new home on Facebook earlier this year, she received rapturous replies of the "Gorgeous!" and "When can I come visit?" variety. Under an image of her bedroom, showing a rough stone-and-cement fireplace, a trapezoidal window, slanted walls, and a tongue-and-groove ceiling, one friend wrote, "It looks like high modernist meets Fred Flintstone." Another friend asked, "Is that a Schindler?"

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