L.A. Renovation Respects Midcentury Bones (While Adding Some Flair)

L.A. Renovation Respects Midcentury Bones (While Adding Some Flair)

By Fred A. Bernstein / Photos by Jake Stangel
A couple return their A. Quincy Jones house in Los Angeles to its former glory—and add some soul of their own.

A. Quincy Jones designed some of the most dazzling midcentury houses in California, including Sunnylands—Walter and Leonore Annenberg’s vast estate outside Palm Springs—and the Brody House, in Los Angeles’s Holmby Hills. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi bought and sold the Brody House last year, perpetuating Jones’s reputation as an architect who catered to the wealthy.

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